March 16, 2018
Boeing board elects Calhoun Lead Director, effective April 30th; Duberstein to be nominated as Director for 2018-2019 to aid transition
The Boeing board of directors has elected David L. Calhoun to the role of Lead Director, effective upon his re-election to the board at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 30, 2018.
March 13, 2018
Adriane M. Brown elected to Raytheon board of directors
The board of directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected Adriane M. Brown as a director, effective immediately.
March 1, 2018
Air Marshal RKS Shera takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance at Air Headquarters
Air Marshal RKS Shera AVSM VSM took over as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance of Indian Air Force today. He was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering Electronics Branch of Indian Air Force on 05 Jan 1981. He is a post graduate from IIT Kanpur in Electrical Engineering.
February 27, 2018
Franck Saudo named CEO of Safran Helicopter Engines, and Eric Valentin CEO of Safran Transmission Systems
Franck Saudo has been named Chief Executive Officer of Safran Helicopter Engines, effective April 2, 2018.
Eric Valentin has been named Chief Executive Officer of Safran Transmission Systems, effective April 2, 2018.
February 21, 2018
Management appointments at Safran Aircraft Engines
Safran Aircraft Engines announced today several appointments in its corporate management team
February 14, 2018
Jean-Paul Alary named CEO of Safran Landing Systems, Cédric Goubet CEO of Safran Nacelles
Vincent Mascré has been appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of Zodiac Aerospace, and Chief Executive Officer of the company's Seats business. Following this appointment, Jean-Paul Alary replaces him as CEO of Safran Landing Systems, and Cédric Goubet will succeed Jean-Paul Alary as CEO of Safran Nacelles.
February 14, 2018
Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters
Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company's Executive Committee.
January 19, 2018
Frédéric Torrea becomes Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of ATR
Frédéric Torrea, 53, has been appointed Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of ATR. In addition to his duties as General Counsel of ATR (since 2009) and Chief Compliance Officer (since 2015), he will now be responsible for Corporate Affairs, Institutional Relations and Environment, Communications, Facility Management...
January 11, 2018
Remy St-Martin appointed Chief Operating Officer, Dassault Aircraft Services
Remy St-Martin has been promoted to Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS), Dassault's company-owned service center network for the Americas.
January 10, 2018
Éric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, becomes Chairman of CIDEF
Éric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, President and Chairman of the Board of ASD and President of GIFAS, was appointed Chairman of CIDEF (Conseil des Industries de Défense Françaises).
January 10, 2018
Dr. Sivan K appointed as Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman Space
The appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal based on the recommendation of the SCSC, for appointment of Dr. Sivan K, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) as Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman Space Commission vice Dr. A.S. Kiran Kumar, with a tenure of three years, from the date of assumption of charge of the post.
January 10, 2018
New top management appointed at Airbus China
Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China.
January 8, 2018
Hélène Moreau-Leroy named Director of the Zodiac integration project - Franck Saudo becomes CEO of Safran Transmission Systems
Hélène Moreau-Leroy has been named Director of the Zodiac integration project, tasked with preparing the integration of Zodiac Aerospace, which will be implemented following Safran's public offering.
January 8, 2018
Lockheed Martin names Richard Edwards Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin International and Frank St. John Executive Vice President, Missiles and Fire Control
Lockheed Martin's board of directors approved the appointment of Richard "Rick" Edwards as executive vice president, Lockheed Martin International and Frank St. John as executive vice president of the corporation's Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) business area.
December 13, 2017
Northrop Grumman appoints Warren King as Chair of its newly formed Australia Advisory Board
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced the appointment of Warren King, retired chief executive officer of the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), as the chair of the newly formed Northrop Grumman Australia Advisory Board.
December 13, 2017
AirAsia Berhad announces the appoinment of new Chief Executive Officer
AirAsia, the world's best low-cost airline, today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its Malaysia-based operations. Riad Asmat has been named as the new CEO of AirAsia Berhad, and will assume his post effectively on January 10, 2018.
December 13, 2017
AirAsia Berhad announces senior leadership changes
AirAsia, the world's best low-cost airline, today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved senior leadership changes, in line with the AirAsia Group's new digitalisation strategy.
December 12, 2017
Bombardier appoints new Director
Bombardier Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Giard to its Board of Directors, effective today. Ms. Giard is the Executive Vice President – Personal-Commercial Banking and Marketing of National Bank of Canada since March 2017.
December 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin elects Jeh Johnson and James Taiclet to Board of Directors
Lockheed Martin announced today that its board of directors has elected Jeh C. Johnson and James D. Taiclet, Jr. to the board effective January 1, 2018.
December 8, 2017
CAE appoints Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc
CAE today announced it has appointed Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc. In this position, Naismith will have overall responsibility for CAE's Defence & Security business in the United Kingdom.
November 15, 2017
Mansoor Janahi appointed Deputy CEO of TS&S Group
Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi strategic investment fund, today announced that Mansoor Janahi has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its wholly-owned business, Turbine Services & Solutions Group (TS&S), a specialized solutions...
November 7, 2017
Airbus names C. Jeffrey Knittel new Chairman, CEO of Airbus Americas, effective 2018
Aerospace industry veteran C. Jeffrey Knittel, formerly both Chief Executive of C2 Aviation Capital and President of CIT Transportation Finance, will join Airbus early next year, taking the reins of the company's business in the Americas.
October 24, 2017
MTU Executive Board to expand to four members
MTU Aero Engines' Executive Board will be reorganized, with the number of members increasing from three to four. This has been decided by the company's Supervisory Board at its meeting on October 24.
October 23, 2017
Barents appointed Executive Chairman of Aerion
Aerion Corporation, the leader in supersonic technology, announced today that Brian E. Barents, the company's current co-chairman, has been named Executive Chairman with broad responsibility...
October 17, 2017
Boeing names Mark Cherry Vice President of Phantom Works Technology Group
Aerospace industry and US Air Force veteran Mark Cherry is joining Boeing as leader of the Phantom Works advanced technology organization within the company's Defense, Space & Security business unit.
September 26, 2017
New Director (Finance) takes charge at BEL
Mr Koshy Alexander has taken charge as the new Director (Finance) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) on Monday, September 25, 2017. He was GM (Finance) & Chief Financial Officer before his elevation.
September 7, 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman takes over as Defence Minister
Nirmala Sitharaman took over charge as Defence Minister, here today. On her arrival at the Ministry of Defence in South Block, Sitharaman was received by outgoing Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra, Defence Secretary (Defence Production)...
September 7, 2017
Raytheon appoints Christopher J. Davis president, Raytheon International Inc.
Raytheon Company has appointed Christopher J. Davis as president, Raytheon International Inc. effective immediately. Davis will report to John Harris, vice president, Business Development and CEO, RII, and be based in Washington, D.C.
September 7, 2017
Boeing names Musser to top communications post
Boeing today named Phil Musser as the company's next senior vice president of communications, succeeding Tom Downey, who has announced plans to step down from the role late this month and retire from the company early next year.
September 6, 2017
Boeing names Maurita Sutedja as Investor Relations Leader
Boeing named Maurita Sutedja, a veteran Finance leader, as its next vice president of Investor Relations. She will succeed Troy Lahr, who has been appointed chief financial officer of Boeing's Autonomous Systems business.
August 30, 2017
Lockheed Martin names Stephanie C. Hill Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development
Lockheed Martin has appointed Stephanie C. Hill, 52, senior vice president for Corporate Strategy and Business Development and a corporate officer effective September 11, 2017.
August 14, 2017
Embraer appoints CCO for Executive Jets business unit
Embraer announced today that Stephen Friedrich has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for the Company's executive aviation business unit, effective immediately.
August 14, 2017
Robert O. Work elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company has elected Robert O. Work as a director, effective immediately. Work, 64, was appointed the 31st Deputy Secretary of Defense by President Barack Obama in 2014, a position he held through July 2017.
August 10, 2017
Boeing board elects Caroline Kennedy as new director
The Boeing board of directors has elected Caroline B. Kennedy as a new member. Kennedy, 59, served as U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017 and is an author and attorney.
August 3, 2017
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat AVSM VM Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, Air Headquarters
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat AVSM VM assumed the appointment of Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA) at Air Headquarters on August 01, 2017. He took over charge from the outgoing incumbent Air Marshal MK Malik AVSM VSM.
August 2, 2017
General Dynamics appoints Gilliland as President of General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics today announced that M. Amy Gilliland will succeed S. Daniel Johnson as president of General Dynamics Information Technology, effective September 1, 2017.
July 17, 2017
Air BP appoints Matt Elliott as Chief Commercial Officer
Leading international aviation fuel products and services supplier, Air BP, today announced the appointment of Matt Elliott as Chief Commercial Officer. Matt will be based at Air BP's global headquarters in Sunbury on Thames, UK and starts his new role today, 17 July 2017. He will be responsible for Air BP's global sales and marketing strategy, global supply strategy and also lead Air BP's digital and low carbon commercial agenda. Matt will report directly to Air BP CEO, Jon Platt.
July 13, 2017
SR Technics appoints Deputy CEO and Deputy CFO
SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce the appointments of Jianfeng (Jeff) Hu as Deputy CEO and Yujie (Jessy) Zheng as Deputy CFO. Both will join the SR Technics Leadership Team, with the Deputy CEO reporting directly to the CEO and the Deputy CFO to the CFO.
July 10, 2017
GE Aviation names Mansfield Chief Digital Officer
GE Aviation today announced John Mansfield to the role chief digital officer. In this role, John will be responsible for the technology and business growth of the Aviation digital portfolio.
June 30, 2017
Mark Ozenick appointed President of Dassault Aircraft Services
Aviation industry veteran Mark Ozenick has been appointed as President of Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS), Dassault Falcon Jet's company-owned service center network. Ozenick will oversee DAS operations in North, South and Central America and will be responsible for elevating the DAS brand and optimizing service to Falcon operators...
June 15, 2017
Bombardier appoints Michael Ryan as President, Aerostructures and Engineering Services; Jean Séguin to retire
Bombardier Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael Ryan as President, Aerostructures and Engineering Services; effective July 1, 2017. Mr. Ryan, who previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Bombardier's Belfast Aerostructures facility, will succeed Jean Séguin who is retiring after a very successful 36-year career with Bombardier.
May 30, 2017
Eric Trappier is the new President of ASD
ASD is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Eric Trappier, the French Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dassault Aviation, as President of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).
May 19, 2017
Air Marshal PN Pradhan AVSM took over as DCIDS (Ops), HQ IDS on May 12, 2017
Air Marshal PN Pradhan AVSM took over as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations), HQ IDS. He was commissioned as a pilot in the Transport stream of the Indian Air Force in 1981.
April 21, 2017
Bombardier appoints Jeff Hutchinson as Chief Information Officer
Today, Bombardier Inc. announced the appointment of Jeff Hutchinson as Chief Information Officer, reporting to John Di Bert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bombardier Inc.
April 13, 2017
Rolls-Royce appoints Paul Stein as Chief Technology Officer
Rolls-Royce announces today that Paul Stein has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East.
March 22, 2017
Air Marshal S Harpal Singh AVSM VM assumes the office of Director General (Inspection and Safety) at Air Headquarters
Air Marshal S Harpal Singh AVSM VM has assumed office of Director General (Inspection and Safety) on March 21, 2017.
March 21, 2017
IndiGo announces the appointment of Ms. Cindy Szadokierski as Vice President - Airport Operations and Customer Services
IndiGo, India's largest passenger airline, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Cindy Szadokierski as Vice President - Airport Operations and Customer Services.
March 7, 2017
Philippe Couteaux named Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Safran Aircraft Engines
Philippe Couteaux was named Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Safran Aircraft Engines, effective February 1, 2017. He replaces Gaël Méheust who was named President and Chief Executive Officer of CFM International on the same date.
March 6, 2017
Club One Air appoints Rajan Mehra as COO
CLUB ONE AIR (COA), one of India's leading Business Aviation Company and the leader in the luxury charter services will now be headed by Mr. Rajan Mehra, who joins them as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
February 28, 2017
Airbus appoints Jean-Brice Dumont as Head of Engineering for Commercial Aircraft
Jean-Brice Dumont, 45, currently Head of Engineering at Airbus Helicopters, has been appointed Head of Engineering at Airbus Commercial Aircraft, following the decision by Charles Champion, 61, to retire by the end of this year.
February 22, 2017
Charles Woodburn to succeed Ian King as CEO
Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc, has today informed the Board that he will retire on 30 June 2017. The Board has also today confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, will be appointed as Chief Executive from 1 July 2017.
February 20, 2017
Boeing names Darren Edwards VP/MD of Boeing Defence Australia
Effective today, Boeing has named Darren Edwards as vice president and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), the company's largest international subsidiary.
February 3, 2017
Thales appoints Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as Country Director in India
Thales has announced the appointment of Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as the new VP and Country Directory for India. He will succeed Antoine Caput with effect from 1st February 2017.
February 1, 2017
BAE Systems names Nik Khanna Managing Director for India
BAE Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Nik Khanna as the Managing Director of its India operations with effect from 1st February 2017. Nik joins the Company from Raytheon where as Country President he led business development, marketing and strategy in India for the last four years.
February 1, 2017
CFM International names Gaël Méheust new president & CEO
CFM International (CFM) today named Gaël Méheust as its new president and chief executive officer, effectively immediately.
January 23, 2017
New Director (HR) takes charge at BEL
Mr R.N. Bagdalkar took charge as the new Director (Human Resources) at Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) today. He was working as Executive Director of BEL's Hyderabad Unit before the elevation.
January 18, 2017
James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr. elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company has elected James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. as a director, effective immediately. Winnefeld, 60, is a retired US Navy admiral who served as the ninth V.C. of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
January 4, 2017
Air Marshal Sanjay Sharma takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance, IAF
Air Marshal Sanjay Sharma assumed the responsibilities of Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance at Air Headquarters, New Delhi on 01 January 2017. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) branch of IAF on 12 July 1979.
January 2, 2017
Air Marshal SB Deo takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force
Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC paid homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate this morning before taking over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air HQ, today. On his arrival at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), the Air Marshal was accorded a ceremonial Guard of Honour.
January 1, 2017
Air Marshal Anil Khosla AVSM VM takes over as AOC-In-C Eastern Air Command, IAF
Air Marshal Anil Khosla AVSM VM took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command on January 1, 2017.
December 31, 2016
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa takes over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC took over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff at a ceremony held at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) today.
December 19, 2016
Rafael has appointed Dr. Irit Idan as Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development Branch
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announced today the appointment of Dr. Irit Idan to the position of Executive Vice President and Head of the company's Research and Development Branch. Dr. Idan is replacing Dr. Roni Potasman who is retiring from Rafael after a long career in which he has served in various senior positions, including as Head of its Netcentric Warfare Sector...
December 19, 2016
Key leadership announcements at GE Aviation
GE Aviation announced the following two key leadership changes: Jean Lydon-Rodgers was named president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation, Services. Tony Mathis was promoted to president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation, Military Systems.
December 13, 2016
Dassault Aviation appoints Damien Farret Director, Falcon Customer Relations and Field Service
Dassault Aviation has appointed Damien Farret, Director Customer Relations and Field Service.
December 7, 2016
Rafael has appointed Mr. Pini Yungman as Executive Vice President, Head of Air Superiority Systems Division
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announced today the appointment of Brigadire General (Res.) Pini Yungman, to the position of Executive Vice President and Head of the company's...
November 21, 2016
Boeing names new senior leaders, launches integrated services business
Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg today named Kevin G. McAllister president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, succeeding company Vice Chairman Ray Conner in that role.
November 11, 2016
Boeing names Pat Goggin President of Defense and Space Development organization
Boeing is promoting Pat Goggin to be president of its Defense, Space & Security Development organization, succeeding Jim O’Neill who will retire next year.
November 10, 2016
Mr MV Gowtama takes charge as CMD, BEL
Mr MV Gowtama has taken charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Navratna defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on November 8, 2016.
November 2, 2016
Global Jet Capital appoints Bill Boisture as Chairman
Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, today announced that it has appointed Bill Boisture as its Chairman.
November 1, 2016
Asia Aviation Capital announces appointment of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer
AirAsia Berhad’s aircraft leasing unit Asia Aviation Capital Ltd (AACL) today announced the appointment of Harry Forsythe as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer effective 1 November 2016.
October 31, 2016
Dassault Aviation Promotes Olivier Villa to Executive Vice President, Civil Aircraft
Dassault Aviation recently elevated Olivier Villa to the position of Executive Vice President, Civil Aircraft. Carlos Brana was appointed Senior Vice President, Civil Aircraft and will act as his deputy.
October 14, 2016
Boeing Board Elects Amgen CEO Bradway as New Director
The Boeing board of directors has elected Robert A. Bradway as a new member. Bradway, 53, is chairman and CEO of Amgen, one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.
October 14, 2016
Boeing names Mounir new Sales, Marketing Leader for Commercial Airplanes
Boeing today announced that Ihssane Mounir has been named the new vice president of Sales and Marketing for Commercial Airplanes. Mounir succeeds John Wojick, who is retiring after 36 years of company service, effective early 2017.
October 13, 2016
Patrick de Castelbajac nominated Company Secretary and Chief of Staff at Airbus
Airbus has announced the appointment of Patrick de Castelbajac as Company Secretary and Chief of Staff; effective from November 1st. Patrick de Castelbajac is currently Chief Executive Officer of ATR...
October 12, 2016
Christian Scherer appointed Chief Executive Officer of ATR
ATR’s shareholders Airbus Group and Leonardo-Finmeccanica have appointed Christian Scherer (54), as Chief Executive Officer of ATR. He succeeds Patrick de Castelbajac, who will become Company Secretary and Chief of Staff as well as member of the Executive Committee...
October 4, 2016
New Managing Director assumes duties at Munich Airport
Munich Airport's top management team has a new look: Effective immediately, Andrea Gebbeken will function as a third managing director alongside Dr. Michael Kerkloh and Thomas Weyer. Originally from Germany's Lower Saxony region...
October 2, 2016
Elbit Systems of America announces new Vice President of Engineering and Vice President of Technology and Innovation
Further fulfilling their commitment to innovative technologies that protect and save lives, Elbit Systems of America welcomes Tiffany Nesbit and Douglas Sandklev.
September 23, 2016
Dinesh Paliwal elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company has elected Dinesh Paliwal as a director, effective immediately. Paliwal, 58, is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harman International (NYSE: HAR), a position he has held since 2007.
September 22, 2016
Helmut Neuper is the new president and CEO of MTU Maintenance Canada
At the beginning of September, Helmut Neupertook over the role of president and CEO of MTU Maintenance Canada.
September 22, 2016
Rolls-Royce appoints Stephen Daintith as Chief Financial Officer
Rolls-Royce announced today that Stephen Daintith has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and as an executive director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc.