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General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, India has been appointed as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) with effect from December 31, 2019.
Lt General Podali Shankar Rajeshwar took over as the 14th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on December 1, 2019.
The IAF has made the following appointments in the recent past:
On December 17, 2019, BAE Systems announced the appointment of Tom Arseneault as the new President & CEO in place of Jerry DeMuro who will transition to a new role as Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives.
Boeing Company has made the following appointments:
On December 23, 2019, Bombardier announced two new senior leadership appointments across the business aircraft sales team as under:
On January 20, 2020, CAE announced the appointment of Todd Probert as Group President, Defence & Security, effective January 27, 2020.
Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre as Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet.
On December 3, 2019, Lockheed Martin appointed William (Bill) Blair as Vice President and Chief Executive for Lockheed Martin in India.
On December 20, 2019, Northrop Grumman Corporation named Lesley Kalan as Corporate Vice President and Chief Strategy and Development Officer, effective January 1, 2020.
Chief Strategy Officer of private airline Vistara, Vinod Kannan, took over as the Chief Commercial Officer from Sanjiv Kapoor who resigned, four years after joining the airline.