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.