Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China.
George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China.
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.
Éric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, President and Chairman of the Board of ASD and President of GIFAS, was appointed Chairman of Council of French Defence Industries.
Remy St-Martin has been promoted to the post of Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Dassault Aircraft Services, Dassault’s company-owned service centre network for the Americas.
Harris Corporation has named retired US Army Major General Jeff Smith Vice President of Business Development, supporting the company’s strategic relationships with the US Army, US Special Operations Command and other key industry partners.
The appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed Dr Sivan K as Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman Space Commission Commission vice Dr A.S. Kiran Kumar with a tenure of three years from the date of assumption of charge of the post.
Lockheed Martin’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Richard Edwards as Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin International and Frank St John as Executive Vice President, Missiles and Fire Control.
Hélène Moreau-Leroy has been named Director of the Zodiac Integration Project.
Franck Saudo has been named CEO of Safran Transmission Systems, taking over for Hélène Moreau-Leroy.