December 4, 2022
Boeing Announces New International Leaders
Boeing today announced that Dr. Brendan Nelson AO will take over as president of Boeing International (BI) and lead the company's international strategy and corporate operations.
November 11, 2022
Embraer announces Defense & Security leadership transition
Embraer announced today the beginning of the transition process of the company's Defense and Security leadership, stating that the president and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security, Jackson Schneider, decided to leave the company in April 2023, when his term with the company ends.
November 1, 2022
Giridhar Aramane assumes the office of Defence Secretary
Giridhar Aramane, a 1988-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, assumed the office of Defence Secretary on November 1, 2022. Before taking charge, Aramane laid a wreath at National War Memorial in New Delhi and paid homage to the fallen heroes.
October 20, 2022
Giridhar Aramane named new Defence Secretary
Road Transport and Highways Secretary Giridhar Aramane has been named the new Defence Secretary as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.
October 5, 2022
ATR appoints Rahul Domergue as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel
Rahul Domergue has been appointed Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of ATR, the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer, effective since October 1, 2022.
October 1, 2022
Air Marshal S.P. Dharkar assumed charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command
Air Marshal S.P. Dharkar assumed charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command, Indian Air Force on October 1, 2022.
September 30, 2022
General Anil Chauhan takes over as Chief of Defence Staff; Vows to fulfil the hopes of the Nation & deal with challenges together
General Anil Chauhan, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM assumed office as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) on September 30, 2022.
September 28, 2022
Government appoints Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retd) as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)
The Government has decided to appoint Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retd) PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM as the next Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who shall also function as Secretary to Government of India, Department of Military Affairs with effect from the date of his assumption of charge and until further orders.
September 28, 2022
Dr. Silke Maurer appointed to the Executive Board of MTU Aero Engines AG as Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Silke Maurer (49) is taking over responsibility for the OEM Operations division at MTU Aero Engines AG as Chief Operating Officer (COO). At an extraordinary meeting on September 28, 2022, the MTU's Supervisory Board appointed her to the company's Executive Board for a three-year term of office starting on February 1, 2023.
September 27, 2022
Manoj Jain takes charge as Director (R&D) of BEL
Manoj Jain took charge as the Director (R&D) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on September 26, 2022. He was General Manager of the Electronic Warfare & Avionics SBU at BEL's Bangalore Complex prior to his elevation.
September 8, 2022
SpiceJet appoints Ashish Kumar as Chief Financial Officer
SpiceJet has appointed Ashish Kumar as the Chief Financial Officer with effect from September 9, 2022.
September 8, 2022
Appointments to the general management of Safran Landing Systems
Safran Landing Systems has announced a number of appointments to its management team:
Delphine Berilloux is appointed Human Resources VP; Solenne Terral is appointed Quality and Compliance VP; Virginie Combes is appointed Communications Director.
September 7, 2022
Victoria Foy appointed President of Safran Seats
Effective January 1, 2023, Victoria Foy is appointed President of Safran Seats, succeeding Vincent Mascré, who is retiring. Victoria Foy joins Safran's Executive Committee. Between now and the end of the year, Victoria will participate with Vincent Mascré in the key business milestones of Safran Seats.
September 1, 2022
Dinesh Kumar Batra takes charge as Chairman & Managing Director of BEL
Dinesh Kumar Batra, Director (Finance) & CFO, has taken additional charge as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) with effect from September 1, 2022.
August 31, 2022
Lockheed Martin Names Tim Cahill as Missiles and Fire Control's Executive Vice President
Lockheed Martin announced today that Tim Cahill will be the new executive vice president of the company's Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) business area. The appointment is effective November 1.
August 26, 2022
DRDO gets a new Chief
Dr. Samir V. Kamat, who is Director General, Naval Systems & Materials, at the DRDO will succeed Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy who has been named as Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister
August 16, 2022
Hans Airways welcomes Baroness Usha Prashar to its Executive Board
Hans Airways, the new long-haul hybrid airline readying to start scheduled flights between Birmingham, UK and Amritsar, India, is delighted to confirm the appointment of Baroness Usha Prashar, CBE to its Executive Board.
August 10, 2022
CAE announces appointments to its Board of Directors and 2022 Board of Directors election results
CAE announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Alan N. MacGibbon as Chair of the Board following CAE's 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today.
August 1, 2022
HAL's Director Finance Gets Additional Charge of CMD, HAL
C.B. Ananthakrishnan, Director (Finance) of HAL has taken over the additional charge of the post of Chairman and Managing Director today following the superannuation of R. Madhavan as CMD HAL on July 31, 2022.
July 28, 2022
Boeing Names Brian Besanceney as New Communications Chief
The Boeing Company today named Brian Besanceney as the company's senior vice president and chief communications officer effective September 6, 2022. A corporate affairs leader with more than 25 years of strategic communications and government relations experience, including senior roles at Walmart and Disney...
July 27, 2022
ATR appoints Nathalie Tarnaud Laude as Chief Executive Officer
ATR announces that its Board Members, Airbus and Leonardo, have appointed the new Chief Executive Officer, Nathalie Tarnaud Laude, effective from 17 September. Nathalie succeeds Stefano Bortoli, whose four-year mandate expires at the same date, following the terms set by ATR's bylaws.
July 19, 2022
Gulfstream Customer Support Appoints Mark Bates General Manager at Farnborough
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named Mark Bates general manager of Gulfstream’s Farnborough facility in England. In his new role, Bates will lead service center operations and continue to build on Gulfstream’s success in the region since the facility opened in 2020.
July 12, 2022
ATR appoints Antonio Di Gennaro as Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer
The ATR Board members appointed Antonio Di Gennaro as Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer as of 1 July 2022. He brings with him over fifteen years' experience as a Finance and Operations business leader and joins ATR from PZL Swidnik, a Leonardo Helicopters company...
July 5, 2022
M.K. Mishra is New HAL Chief Executive Officer (BC)
Mihir Kanti Mishra has taken over as Chief Executive Officer of HAL’s Bangalore Complex. Prior to this, he was heading Aerospace Division as General Manager. Mishra joined HAL as Management Trainee in 1987 and is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Sambalpur University, Odisha.
July 1, 2022
Air Marshal A.P. Singh assumes the appointment of AOC-in-C Central Air Command
Air Marshal A.P. Singh assumed the appointment of Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Central Air Command (CAC) on July 1, 2022.
June 21, 2022
Boeing Elects David L. Gitlin to Board of Directors
The Boeing Company Board of Directors today announced that it has elected David L. Gitlin as its newest member. Gitlin will join the Aerospace Safety Committee and the Finance Committee.
June 15, 2022
Safran Helicopter Engines makes management appointments
On 1st September 2022, Florence Gourmanel becomes Executive Vice-President, Human Resources. She succeeds Frédéric Henrion, who has been appointed to another post within the Group.
June 14, 2022
Air Marshal Vibhas Pande, assumed the command of Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force
Air Marshal Vibhas Pande, assumed the command of Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force on June 14, 2022. An alumnus of IIT Bombay, CAW & NDC, he is trained on MiG-23 BN, AN-32 & Mi-17.
June 9, 2022
FL Technics Wheels & Brakes GmbH appoints new COO in Hanover
FL Technics, a global provider of aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, and a part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed David Kahl as COO of its' Wheels & Brakes business in Hanover.
June 6, 2022
Lockheed Martin Names New Officers for the Treasurer and Controller Roles
Lockheed Martin announced that its board of directors has elected Evan T. Scott as vice president and treasurer, and H. Edward "Ed" Paul, III as vice president and controller, effective immediately.
June 2, 2022
Bombardier Announces New Appointment in its China Leadership Team
Bombardier is pleased to announce the appointment of Jianwei Zhang as Chairman, Bombardier China, effective immediately.
May 27, 2022
Rick Deurloo Succeeds Carroll Lane as President of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines
Pratt & Whitney today named Rick Deurloo president of its Commercial Engines business. In this position, Rick will retain his current responsibilities as senior vice president and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for Pratt & Whitney while assuming overall leadership of the Commercial Engines business from Carroll Lane...
May 10, 2022
Northrop Grumman Names Kenny Robinson as Chief Diversity Officer
Northrop Grumman Corporation has named Kenny Robinson as vice president and chief diversity officer, effective May 31. Robinson will report to Kathy Warden, chair, chief executive officer and president, and will work closely...
May 5, 2022
Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor assumes the appointment of Director General (Inspection and Safety)
Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor assumed the appointment of Director General (Inspection and Safety) [DG(I&S)] of Indian Air Force at Air HQ New Delhi on May 1, 2022.
May 4, 2022
CEO change at MTU Aero Engines AG
Reiner Winkler (60), CEO of MTU Aero Engines AG, will terminate his mandate for personal reasons at year-end 2022, in agreement with the Supervisory Board. This has been jointly determined in today’s Supervisory Board meeting. “After more than twenty years in the management board of MTU, I now see the time has come to pass on my responsibilities.
May 3, 2022
Satcom Direct expands Asia Pacific presence with Singapore office opening and new appointments
Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, is strengthening its Asia Pacific network with the opening of a Singapore office. The new location represents the base for Brian Roos, the recently appointed Asia Pacific, Regional Director, and newly named Regional Sales Manager, Kaviraj (Kavi) Nadarajah.
April 22, 2022
Saab Appoints Mats Palmberg as India Head
Mats Palmberg, currently Head of Saab’s Gripen India Campaign and Vice President of Industrial Partnerships at Saab, will be the new Chairman and Managing Director of Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd (SITPL).
April 1, 2022
CAE announces the appointment of Patrick M. Shanahan to CAE's Board of Directors
CAE announced today the appointment of Patrick M. Shanahan as a new member of CAE's Board of Directors. "We are very pleased to welcome Patrick M. Shanahan to CAE's Board of Directors.
March 28, 2022
Boeing Announces Senior Leadership Updates
Boeing today announced Ted Colbert as president and chief executive officer of its Defense, Space and Security business. Colbert succeeds Leanne Caret who is retiring following nearly 35 years of exceptional service with The Boeing Company.
March 23, 2022
Anil Jerath, Assumes Charge as Director (Finance), BEML Ltd.
Anil Jerath, today took charge as Director (Finance) and nominated as member of the Board of BEML Limited, a Govt of India undertaking under the Ministry of Defence.
March 16, 2022
Raytheon Technologies Appoints Barbara Borgonovi as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development
Barbara Borgonovi has been named Raytheon Technologies' senior vice president of Corporate Strategy & Development, effective April 1, 2022.
March 14, 2022
Lockheed Martin Announces New Skunk Works® Leader
Lockheed Martin announced today that John Clark has been named the vice president and general manager of Advanced Development Programs (ADP) – also known as Skunk Works® – succeeding Jeff Babione who will retire at the end of the month.
March 1, 2022
Air Marshal S. Prabhakaran Assumes Command of IAF's Western Air Command
Air Marshal Sreekumar Prabhakaran assumed command of Delhi based Western Air Command (WAC) on March 1, 2022. The Air Marshal is a graduate of National Defence Academy, Pune and was commissioned into the IAF as a fighter pilot on December 22, 1983.
February 14, 2022
Ilker Ayci appointed as the CEO & MD of Air India
Tata Sons today announced that Ilker Ayci has been appointed the CEO & MD of Air India. The Air India board met this afternoon to consider the candidature of Ilker Ayci. N Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons, was a special invitee to this board meeting.
February 14, 2022
Raytheon Technologies announces appointment of Christopher T. Calio as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and names Shane G. Eddy as President of Pratt & Whitney
Raytheon Technologies Corporation today announced the appointment of Christopher T. Calio as Chief Operating Officer and named Shane G. Eddy to succeed Calio as President of its Pratt & Whitney business unit, effective March 1, 2022.
February 14, 2022
Karl Sheldon Named New CFM Executive Vice President
Brings a wealth of program management experience to the world's largest commercial fleet. CFM International has named Karl Sheldon as executive vice president, replacing Allen Paxson.
February 9, 2022
Air Marshal K. Anantharaman assumes the appointment of Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA)
Air Marshal K. Anantharaman assumed the appointment of Air Officer-in Charge Administration (AOA) at Air HQ New Delhi on February 1, 2022. The Air Marshal was commissioned in Administration branch of Indian Air Force in June 1985.
February 1, 2022
Lockheed Martin names Jay Malave as Chief Financial Officer
Lockheed Martin announced today that Jesus "Jay" Malave will be the company's next chief financial officer, effective immediately. Malave most recently held the positions of senior vice president and CFO for L3Harris.