April 9, 2021
Raytheon Technologies Appoints Neil Mitchill as Chief Financial Officer
Raytheon Technologies today announced that Chief Financial Officer Anthony ("Toby") O'Brien has stepped down from his role as CFO.
April 7, 2021
Sanjeev Kumar takes over as Chairman, Airports Authority of India
Sanjeev Kumar, an IAS officer of 1993 batch, Maharashtra Cadre, took over as Chairman of Airports Authority of India, today. Prior to this, Kumar was working as State Commissioner -GST, Government of Maharashtra.
March 3, 2021
MTU Maintenance makes leadership changes in North America
MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized service solutions for aero engines, makes leadership changeson the North American continent with two new managers. Experienced leader Uwe Zachau assumes the role of Managing Directorand CEO of MTU Maintenance Canada on March 1st.
March 1, 2021
Assumption of the Office of CISC
Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, PVSM, AVSM, VSM took over as Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) on March 2, 2021. On assumption of the coveted appointment, Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain paid homage to the Bravehearts of the nation by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial.
February 16, 2021
Dr. Drabu receives clearance for Air Works Board
Air Works - India’s largest independent MRO and well-diversified aviation services provider today announced that Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu has formally joined the Company’s Board as an Independent Director, after the receipt of all requisite approvals, including security clearance.
February 3, 2021
Air Marshal Vijay Pal Singh Rana, VSM takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA)
Air Marshal Vijay Pal Singh Rana, Vishisht Seva Medal took over as Air Officer-in-charge Administration (AOA) on February 1, 2021.
February 3, 2021
Air Marshal G.S. Bedi AVSM VM VSM takes over as Director General (Inspection & Safety)
Air Marshal GS Bedi Ati Vishisht Sewa Medal, Vayusena Medal, Vishisht Sewa Medal took over as Director General (Inspection & Safety) at Air Head Quarters on February 1, 2021.
January 19, 2021
Raytheon Technologies Appoints Michael R. Dumais as Chief Transformation Officer
Raytheon Technologies has named Michael Dumais chief transformation officer to drive high-impact business transformation initiatives over the next 12 months.
January 6, 2021
Raytheon Technologies Appoints Marie R. Sylla-Dixon as Chief Diversity Officer to Further Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
Raytheon Technologies today announced that Marie R. Sylla-Dixon has joined the company effective January 4, 2021 as chief diversity officer (CDO).
January 1, 2021
Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta takes over as Director General Armed Forces Medical Services
Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta assumed the charge of Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services on January 1, 2021.
November 4, 2020
Rafael names new CFO
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announces that it has appointed Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Moshe Lipel as Executive Vice President of Finance and Control. Mr. Lipel will replace Mr. David Vaish who is retiring after 15 years as the company's CFO.
November 3, 2020
Appointments, Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence, India appointed V. L. Kantha Rao, a 1992 batch IAS officer of MP cadre, as the next Director General (Acquisition) in the defence ministry.
October 6, 2020
Russi Batliwala appointed Chapman Freeborn Group Chairman after 33 years in the business - Eric Erbacher takes CEO role
Global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn, part of the Avia Solutions Group has appointed long-serving Russi Batliwala as its new chairman and welcomed back Eric Erbacher to replace him as CEO.
October 2, 2020
Air Marshal Vikram Singh takes over as SASO HQ WAC IAF
Air Marshal Vikram Singh took over as Senior Air Staff Officer, Headquarters Western Air Command on October 1, 2020.
October 2, 2020
Air Marshal R.D. Mathur took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Training Command, Indian Air Force
Air Marshal R.D. Mathur took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Training Command, Indian Air Force, Bengaluru, on October 1, 2020.
October 2, 2020
Air Marshal Amit Dev took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command, Indian Air Force
Air Marshal Amit Dev took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command, Indian Air Force, Shillong, on October 1, 2020.
October 1, 2020
Air Marshal RJ Duckworth takes over as AOP at Air Headquarters Vayu Bhawan
Air Marshal R.J. Duckworth took over as Air Officer in charge Personnel at Air Headquarters Vayu Bhawan, Indian Air Force on October 1, 2020. He was commissioned into Fighter Stream of the IAF on 29 May 1983 as a Fighter Pilot.
September 22, 2020
Women's Indian Chamber Of Commerce & Industry (WICCI) appoints Lynn Frederick Dsouza as National President, Aviation Council
Lynn Frederick Dsouza, has been appointed as National President of the Aviation Council, Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WICCI).
September 17, 2020
Boeing names new Chief Strategy Officer and Company's First Chief Sustainability Officer
The Boeing Company today named B. Marc Allen as chief strategy officer and senior vice president, Strategy and Corporate Development, reporting to President and CEO David Calhoun.
September 9, 2020
Ed Dandridge to Head Communications at Boeing
Boeing named Ed Dandridge as the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, effective September 28, 2020. Dandridge succeeds Greg Smith, who has served as Interim Chief Communications Officer since July in addition to his role as Executive Vice President...
September 8, 2020
Bombardier Announces Leadership Appointments
Bombardier Aviation announced today key leadership appointments at its Tucson and Fort Lauderdale service facilities. The appointments are effective immediately.
September 4, 2020
Management appointments at Safran
livier Andriès has been named Executive Vice President, effective September 10, 2020. He is a member of the Group's Executive Committee. As initially announced, Olivier Andriès will succeed Philippe Petitcolin as Chief Executive Officer of Safran on January 1, 2021.
September 1, 2020
Lorenzo Mariani appointed Executive Group Director Sales & Business Development and Managing Director MBDA Italia
Lorenzo Mariani has become Executive Group Director Sales & Business Development of MBDA and Managing Director of MBDA Italia.
August 30, 2020
Dr. Drabu Joins Air Works as an Independent Director
Air Works - India’s largest, independent MRO and well-diversified aviation services provider announced the appointment of Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu as an Independent Director on the Board of the Company.
August 28, 2020
Pilatus Strengthens Its Board of Directors With Two Top Swiss Entrepreneurs
Yesterday’s extraordinary General Meeting saw shareholders elect two new well-known members to the Board of Directors – Hansueli Loosli and Lukas Gähwiler. Both have an outstanding track record, making them the ideal persons to continue building a sustainable and strategically successful future for the Swiss aircraft manufacturer.
August 13, 2020
Embraer Announces New Global Commercial Team
Following the appointment of Arjan Meijer as President & CEO of Embraer's Commercial Aviation business in June, Embraer is making a number of key leadership appointments in its global commercial team.
August 12, 2020
Leadership Changes at ST Engineering
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has announced leadership changes that will take effect on October 1, 2020.
August 1, 2020
Air Marshal V.R. Chaudhari AVSM VM Assumes Command of Western Air Command
Air Marshal B.B.P. Sinha took over as the new Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA) of IAF at Air Headquarters, New Delhi today.
July 16, 2020
Kiran Dambala appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures
Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL), a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, has appointed Kiran Dambala as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
July 14, 2020
Gulfstream Announces Sales Team Promotions
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced promotions within its Sales organisation. Wayne Oedewaldt has been promoted to Regional Senior Vice President of International Sales for Asia Pacific.
July 8, 2020
New Dallas Service Center Appointment by Bombardier
Bombardier Aviation announced the recent appointment of Marc Rivest as General Manager of its award-winning Service Center in Dallas.
July 2, 2020
Safran name Celeste Thomasson as Corporate Secretary
Celeste Thomasson has been named Corporate Secretary of Safran, effective August 1, 2020. She succeeds Alex Fain, who is retiring, and becomes a member of the Executive Committee.
June 25, 2020
Airbus announces Rémi Maillard as the President of Airbus India and Head of South Asia
Airbus has appointed Rémi Maillard as President of Airbus India and Managing Director of South Asia region, effective September 1, 2020. Rémi, currently Head of Airbus Services, will succeed Anand Stanley who will move to Singapore as President, Airbus Asia-Pacific.
June 18, 2020
Boeing names D'Ambrose as Human Resources Leader
Boeing today named Michael D'Ambrose as executive vice president of Human Resources, effective July 6. He will succeed Wendy Livingston, who has served in an interim capacity since April.
June 17, 2020
Klaus Eberhardt to continue as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG
Klaus Eberhardt (72) will continue to lead the Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG. This was decided unanimously by the Supervisory Board at its meeting today.
June 16, 2020
Heidi R. Wood named as interim Group President, Defence and Security of CAE
CAE announced that effective June 26, Todd Probert, who was appointed to the position of Group President, Defence and Security in January 2020 will step down to pursue a job opportunity within the U.S. National Security community and Heidi R. Wood will take over as the interim Group President, Defence and Security.
June 15, 2020
Jim Taiclet becomes new Lockheed Martin President and CEO
In a planned leadership transition, experienced chief executive, Gulf War veteran and pilot James D. Taiclet, 60, today became president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation.
June 10, 2020
Raytheon Technologies appoints Dantaya Williams as chief human resources officer
Raytheon Technologies has appointed Dantaya Williams as chief human resources officer. Williams will report to Greg Hayes, chief executive officer, Raytheon Technologies.
June 4, 2020
Anand Stanley appointed President Airbus Asia-Pacific
Airbus has named Anand Stanley as President Airbus Asia-Pacific, effective July 1, 2020. Based in Singapore, Anand Stanley will lead the strategy and future positioning of Airbus and its divisions across the region.
June 1, 2020
Vivek Lall returns to General Atomics as Chief Executive
By Vishal Thapar
Top honcho’s focus is likely to be the expansion of General Atomics’ global footprint and international collaboration
March 16, 2020
Boeing Human Resources Leader to Depart Company
Boeing today announced that Heidi Capozzi, senior vice president of Human Resources, will depart the company in early April to pursue another opportunity.
March 16, 2020
Lockheed Martin Elects James D. Taiclet as President and CEO
Marillyn A. Hewson to Become Executive Chairman
March 4, 2020
Aeronautics announces appointment of Moshe Elazar as its new CEO
Aeronautics Group, a leading provider of integrated turnkey solutions based on unmanned systems platforms, payloads and communications for defense, HLS and civil applications – announces the appointment of Mr. Moshe Elazar as its new CEO.
February 26, 2020
Boeing appoints Doniz as Chief Information Officer
Boeing today named Susan Doniz as the company's chief information officer and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics, effective in May.
February 24, 2020
Boeing nominates new directors; announces director retirements
The Boeing Company Board of Directors has nominated Steve Mollenkopf and Akhil Johri to be elected as directors at the company's upcoming annual meeting of shareholders.
February 17, 2020
Raj Kumar takes over as Defence Production Secretary
By Vishal Thapar
Gujarat cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Raj Kumar took over as India's Defence Production Secretary on February 17.
January 24, 2020
Lockheed Martin elects Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to Board of Directors
Lockheed Martin today announced its board of directors has elected former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to the board, effective February 10, 2020.
January 20, 2020
CAE appoints Todd Probert as Group President, Defence & Security
CAE is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Probert as Group President, Defence & Security, effective January 27, 2020. He will be based in Washington, DC and is succeeding Gene Colabatistto, who retired from CAE in December 2019.
January 13, 2020
Calhoun begins role as Boeing President and CEO
David L. Calhoun today assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. "With deep industry experience and a proven track record of performance, Dave is the right leader to navigate Boeing through this challenging time in our 104-year legacy," said Lawrence W. Kellner, chairman of the Boeing Board of Directors.
January 6, 2020
Carroll Lane named President of Commercial Engines, Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney today announced that Carroll Lane has assumed the role of President of the company's Commercial Engines business, reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Christopher Calio.
January 3, 2020
Dassault Aviation Appoints Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares
Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet.
January 1, 2020
Air Marshal Vibhas Pande VSM assumes charge as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance
Air Marshal Vibhas Pande VSM has taken over as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance of Indian Air Force with effect from January 1, 2020. Air Officer was commissioned as Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) in IAF on 29 Aug 1984.
January 1, 2020
Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM assumes charge as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration
Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration of Indian Air Force with effect from January 1, 2020. Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM was commissioned in Administrative branch of IAF in Dec 1982. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Calicut University.
December 23, 2019
Boeing appoints Golightly to lead Communications
The Boeing Company today named Niel Golightly as the company's senior vice president of Communications, effective Jan. 1, 2020. He succeeds Anne Toulouse, who previously announced her plans to retire in early 2020.
December 23, 2019
Boeing announces leadership changes
Boeing announced today that its Board of Directors has named current Chairman, David L. Calhoun, as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 13, 2020.
December 23, 2019
Bombardier Expands Business Jet Sales Leadership Team
Bombardier Aviation today announced two new senior leadership appointments across the business aircraft sales team, including Michael Anckner as Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Learjet Aircraft and Corporate Fleets...
December 19, 2019
Pratt & Whitney names Ashmita Sethi Managing Director-India
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced the appointment of Ashmita Sethi to the position of Managing Director for India. s Pratt & Whitney's senior-most in-country leader, Ms. Sethi will provide strategic direction for the Company's growth and business goals in India, and o drive all of Pratt & Whitney's operations in India, including customer relations and support, the company's Customer Training Centre in Hyderabad, .Communications and Governmental Affairs."
December 16, 2019
Air Marshal RJ Duckworth VSM took over as Senior Air Staff Officer, Western Air Command, IAF
Air Marshal RJ Duckworth Vishisht Seva Medal, took over as Senior Air Staff officer, Headquarters Western Air Command on December 16, 2019.
December 16, 2019
Air Marshal D Choudhury is the new Commandant of National Defence College
Air Marshal D Choudhury took charge as Commandant of National Defence College from Vice Admiral Srikant here today. Prior to this appointment Air Marshal Choudhury was senior Air Staff Officer at the Headquarters of Western Air Command, New Delhi.
December 3, 2019
Lockheed Martin names William Blair Vice President and Chief Executive for India
Lockheed Martin has appointed William (Bill) Blair as Vice President and Chief Executive for Lockheed Martin in India. In this role, Mr. Blair will lead the growth and development of Lockheed Martin's business in India and serve as the executive representative for all of Lockheed Martin's programs, products and services in the country.
November 12, 2019
Boeing names new Communications Leader for Commercial Airplanes Business
Boeing today announced the appointment of Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, effective immediately.
November 7, 2019
Antonio Garcia appointed Embraer's new CFO
Embraer's Board of Directors today elected Antonio Carlos Garcia as the company's new chief financial officer and investor relations officer, replacing Nelson Salgado, who will serve as Embraer's chief operations officer.
November 7, 2019
Lockheed Martin appoints leader of Future Vertical Lift campaign
Lockheed Martin today announced the appointment of Andrew (Andy) Adams to oversee all strategic and operational aspects of its efforts to support Future Vertical Lift (FVL), which will shape the United States military's helicopter...
November 6, 2019
Arvind Singh, IAS, takes over as Chairman, Airports Authority of India
Arvind Singh, IAS officer of 1988 batch, Maharashtra Cadre, took over as Chairman of Airports Authority of India, today. On his first day, the Chairman interacted with AAI Board Members and Senior officials at AAI's Corporate Headquarters, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, New Delhi.
November 4, 2019
Safran's Board of Directors selects Olivier Andries as future Chief Executive officer
The Board of Directors of Safran has selected Olivier Andries as successor to Philippe Petitcolin in the position of Chief Executive Officer with effect on January 1st, 2021, after a transition period of one year starting on January 1st, 2020.
November 1, 2019
Air Marshal Amit Dev AVSM VSM assumes charge as Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel
Air Marshal Amit Dev, AVSM VSM, took over as Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel, Air Headquarters Vayu Bhawan on November 1, 2019. The Air Marshal graduated from National Defence Academy in December 1981 and was commissioned in the flying branch of Indian Air Force on December 29, 1982 as a fighter pilot.
November 1, 2019
Air Marshal Manavendra Singh AVSM VrC VSM assumes charge as Director General Inspection and Safety
Air Marshal Manavendra Singh, AVSM VrC VSM, took over as Director General Inspection and Safety, Air Headquarters RK Puram on November 1, 2019. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the flying branch of Indian Air Force on December 29, 1982 as a Helicopter pilot.
November 1, 2019
Air Marshal B Suresh assumes the Command of Western Air Command as AOC-in-C
Air Marshal B Suresh PVSM AVSM VM ADC took over as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command, Indian Air Force on November 1, 2019.
October 29, 2019
ATR appoints Eric Segura as SVP Procurement & Supply Chain
Eric Segura, 55, has been nominated SVP Procurement and Supply Chain of ATR, the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer. Starting 1 November 2019, Eric will be reporting to the CEO, Stefano Bortoli and joins the ATR Executive Committee. Eric will be succeeding David Brigante, who was nominated SVP Programmes and Customer Services earlier in the year.
October 25, 2019
Boeing Elects Adm. John M. Richardson (Ret.) to Board of Directors
The Boeing Company Board of Directors today announced that it has elected retired Adm. John M. Richardson as its newest member. Richardson, 59, served as the 31st chief of Naval Operations from September 2015 until August 2019, when he retired from the US Navy after 37 years of service.
October 22, 2019
Boeing appoints Stan Deal CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Ted Colbert CEO of Boeing Global Services
The Boeing Company today named Stan Deal to succeed Kevin McAllister as president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Ted Colbert to succeed Deal as president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, effective immediately.
October 7, 2019
Gulfstream appoints Peter Vasconcelos Regional Senior Vice President of Sales
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the appointment of Peter Vasconcelos, an industry veteran, to regional senior vice president of Sales for the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada.
October 4, 2019
Air Marshal VR Chaudhari AVSM VM takes over as Senior Air Staff Officer of Head Quarters Eastern Air Command
Air Marshal VR Chaudhari AVSM VM took over as Senior Air Staff Officer of Head Quarters Eastern Air Command on October 3, 2019. Prior to taking over his new assignment, he was the Deputy Chief of Air Staff at Air HQ (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi.
October 2, 2019
Timothy Cahill Named to Lead Lockheed Martin International
Lockheed Martin has appointed Timothy Cahill, senior vice president of Lockheed Martin International and a corporate officer.
October 1, 2019
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM ADC assumes charge as Vice Chief of the Air Staff
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM ADC took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff today morning.
October 1, 2019
Bombardier Appoints Christophe Degoumois as Vice President of International Business Aircraft Sales
Bombardier is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Degoumois as Vice President of Sales, International, for Bombardier Business Aircraft, overseeing business jet sales in all regions outside the Americas.
September 30, 2019
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes over as Air Chief with indigenisation resolve
By Vishal Thapar
IAF top hierarchy gets a reboot at a time when its stands on operational and equipping crossroads
September 18, 2019
Northrop Grumman announces organization and leadership changes
Northrop Grumman Corporation announces organization changes to its operating sectors to better align the company's broad portfolio to serve its customers' needs.
September 10, 2019
Satcom Direct appoints John Tan as Asia Pacific Regional Director
Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has appointed John Tan as regional director for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Based out of the SD Hong Kong office, Tan will manage the APAC sales and business development activities.
September 9, 2019
Anne Devilliers named Falcon Sales Director
Dassault Aviation has appointed Anne Devilliers International Sales Director for Great Britain, Ireland, the Balkans and Greece. She will report to Gilles Gautier, Vice President, Falcon Sales at Dassault Aviation.
September 2, 2019
Spairliners appoints Benoît Rollier as new Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
The independent market leader in integrated component care for the Airbus A380 and Embraer E-Jet family changes its management team.
September 1, 2019
Thierry Betbeze named CEO Dassault Falcon Jet
The Dassault Falcon Jet (DFJ) Board of Directors has appointed Thierry Betbeze, CEO of the wholly owned Dassault Aviation subsidiary, which is responsible for Falcon business aircraft marketing, sales and support in the Americas.
August 29, 2019
Alexandre Ziegler named Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs
Alexandre Ziegler has been named Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs, effective September 2. He replaces Stéphane Abrial, who has retired.
August 23, 2019
India appoints new Secretaries for Defence and Defence Production
By Vishal Thapar
Creation of the apex military post of Chief of Defence Staff, review of the Defence Procurement Procedure and reform of Government-owned Military Industrial Complex tops agenda for new bosses.
August 19, 2019
Bombardier appoints industry veteran Jeff Cole as Business Jet Sales Director for the Northeast US
Bombardier today announced the appointment of Jeff Cole as Sales Director, Northeast US With his vast experience and insight, Jeff looks to drive sales of Bombardier's class-leading portfolio of business jets.