January 10, 2018
Éric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, becomes Chairman of CIDEF
Éric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, President and Chairman of the Board of ASD and President of GIFAS, was appointed Chairman of CIDEF (Conseil des Industries de Défense Françaises).
January 10, 2018
Dr. Sivan K appointed as Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman Space
The appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal based on the recommendation of the SCSC, for appointment of Dr. Sivan K, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) as Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman Space Commission vice Dr. A.S. Kiran Kumar, with a tenure of three years, from the date of assumption of charge of the post.
January 8, 2018
Hélène Moreau-Leroy named Director of the Zodiac integration project - Franck Saudo becomes CEO of Safran Transmission Systems
Hélène Moreau-Leroy has been named Director of the Zodiac integration project, tasked with preparing the integration of Zodiac Aerospace, which will be implemented following Safran's public offering.
January 8, 2018
Lockheed Martin names Richard Edwards Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin International and Frank St. John Executive Vice President, Missiles and Fire Control
Lockheed Martin's board of directors approved the appointment of Richard "Rick" Edwards as executive vice president, Lockheed Martin International and Frank St. John as executive vice president of the corporation's Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) business area.
December 13, 2017
Northrop Grumman appoints Warren King as Chair of its newly formed Australia Advisory Board
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced the appointment of Warren King, retired chief executive officer of the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), as the chair of the newly formed Northrop Grumman Australia Advisory Board.
December 13, 2017
AirAsia Berhad announces the appoinment of new Chief Executive Officer
AirAsia, the world's best low-cost airline, today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its Malaysia-based operations. Riad Asmat has been named as the new CEO of AirAsia Berhad, and will assume his post effectively...
December 13, 2017
AirAsia Berhad announces senior leadership changes
AirAsia, the world's best low-cost airline, today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved senior leadership changes, in line with the AirAsia Group's new digitalisation strategy.
December 12, 2017
Bombardier appoints new Director
Bombardier Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Giard to its Board of Directors, effective today. Ms. Giard is the Executive Vice President – Personal-Commercial Banking and Marketing of National Bank of Canada since March 2017.
December 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin elects Jeh Johnson and James Taiclet to Board of Directors
Lockheed Martin announced today that its board of directors has elected Jeh C. Johnson and James D. Taiclet, Jr. to the board effective January 1, 2018.
December 8, 2017
CAE appoints Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc
CAE today announced it has appointed Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc. In this position, Naismith will have overall responsibility for CAE's Defence & Security business in the United Kingdom.
November 29, 2017
Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha takes over charge as the Commandant Naval War College
Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha took over the reins of the Naval War College from Rear Admiral Monty Khanna, AVSM, NM as its third Commandant, at a ceremonial parade held at INS Mandovi, Goa on Wednesday.
November 27, 2017
Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye is the new Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area
Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye took over the reins of the Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area from Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha, as its third Flag Officer Commanding, at a ceremonial parade held at Headquarters, Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area on November 27, 2017.
November 15, 2017
Mansoor Janahi appointed Deputy CEO of TS&S Group
Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi strategic investment fund, today announced that Mansoor Janahi has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its wholly-owned business, Turbine Services & Solutions Group (TS&S), a specialized solutions...
November 7, 2017
Airbus names C. Jeffrey Knittel new Chairman, CEO of Airbus Americas, effective 2018
Aerospace industry veteran C. Jeffrey Knittel, formerly both Chief Executive of C2 Aviation Capital and President of CIT Transportation Finance, will join Airbus early next year, taking the reins of the company's business in the Americas.
October 31, 2017
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, AVSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) from Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM, AVSM, ADC at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base here today, 31 October 2017.
October 30, 2017
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P AVSM VSM assumes charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff from Vice Admiral Karambir Singh AVSM at a formal ceremony held this morning at South Block, New Delhi.
October 24, 2017
MTU Executive Board to expand to four members
MTU Aero Engines' Executive Board will be reorganized, with the number of members increasing from three to four. This has been decided by the company's Supervisory Board at its meeting on October 24.
October 23, 2017
Barents appointed Executive Chairman of Aerion
Aerion Corporation, the leader in supersonic technology, announced today that Brian E. Barents, the company's current co-chairman, has been named Executive Chairman with broad responsibility...
October 20, 2017
Adjustment of Naval Group's organisation
A small and tight-knit team to engage Naval Group in more proactive internationalisation: Alain Guillou is appointed as the Executive Vice President, International development.
October 17, 2017
Boeing names Mark Cherry Vice President of Phantom Works Technology Group
Aerospace industry and US Air Force veteran Mark Cherry is joining Boeing as leader of the Phantom Works advanced technology organization within the company's Defense, Space & Security business unit.
September 26, 2017
New Director (Finance) takes charge at BEL
Mr Koshy Alexander has taken charge as the new Director (Finance) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) on Monday, September 25, 2017. He was GM (Finance) & Chief Financial Officer before his elevation.
September 7, 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman takes over as Defence Minister
Nirmala Sitharaman took over charge as Defence Minister, here today. On her arrival at the Ministry of Defence in South Block, Sitharaman was received by outgoing Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra, Defence Secretary (Defence Production)...
August 31, 2017
Alistair Dibisceglia is the new Vice President and Head of Global Leasing at MTU Maintenance Lease Services B.V.
On September 1, Alistair Dibisceglia takes over the role of Vice President and Head of Global Leasing at MTU Maintenance Lease Services B.V in Amsterdam.
August 2, 2017
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat AVSM VM Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, Air Headquarters
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat AVSM VM assumed the appointment of Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA) at Air Headquarters on August 1, 2017. He took over charge from the outgoing incumbent Air Marshal MK Malik AVSM VSM.
August 2, 2017
Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson takes over as the Army Commander of South Western Command
Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson took over the command of Sapta Shakti Command of the Indian Army at a solemn military ceremony held at Jaipur. He paid tributes to the martyrs at the Prerna Sthal and later reviewed a Guard of Honour presented to him.
August 2, 2017
General Dynamics appoints Gilliland as President of General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics today announced that M. Amy Gilliland will succeed S. Daniel Johnson as president of General Dynamics Information Technology, effective September 1, 2017.
July 31, 2017
An experienced hand takes over Eastern Theatre
Lt Gen Abhay Krishna, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM has been appointed the GOC-in-C Eastern Command and shall take over from the outgoing incumbent Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC on 01 Aug 17.
July 28, 2017
Jean-Michel Billig commences as Naval Group's Executive Director for the Australian future submarine program
Jean-Michel Billig has been appointed Naval Group's Executive Director to work with the Commonwealth of Australia on the Australian Future Submarine Program. Member of the Naval Group Executive Committee, he joined the company in May 2017 as special advisor to Hervé Guillou, President and CEO.
July 28, 2017
Ralph Acaba appointed Vice President Program Management Excellence
Raytheon Company today announced that Edward Miyashiro, vice president of the Raytheon Company Evaluation Team, is retiring after a 43-year career with the company.
June 1, 2017
Surgeon Vice Admiral AA Pawar, VSM assumes the charge as Director General Medical Services (Navy)
Surgeon Vice Admiral AA Pawar, VSM has assumed charge as Director General Medical Services (Navy) on 01 Jun 2017.
May 30, 2017
Eric Trappier is the new President of ASD
ASD is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Eric Trappier, the French Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dassault Aviation, as President of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).
May 19, 2017
Air Marshal PN Pradhan AVSM took over as DCIDS (Ops), HQ IDS on May 12, 2017
Air Marshal PN Pradhan AVSM took over as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations), HQ IDS. He was commissioned as a pilot in the Transport stream of the Indian Air Force in 1981.
May 10, 2017
Sanjay Mitra appointed as new Defence Secretary
The government on May 10 approved the appointment of West Bengal cadre and 1982 batch officer Sanjay Mitra as the next Defence Secretary with a fixed tenure of two years. Mitra, who was holding the charge of secretary in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways till now, has been appointed officer-on-special-duty in the defence ministry and will assume charge on May 24 when incumbent G Mohan Kumar retires.
April 25, 2017
Esteban García Vilasanchez appointed as new President of Navantia
The Spanish Government has appointed Esteban García Vilasánchez as new President of Navantia. With a wide experience in the naval sector, he was previously the Director of Programs.
April 25, 2017
Commodore Ravi Malhotra VSM assumes command as Station Commander (Navy) Delhi
Commodore Ravi Malhotra, VSM took over command of INS India (Base Depot Ship) and Station Commander (Navy) Delhi from Commodore BK Munjal, VSM in a formal ceremony conducted at INS India, New Delhi this morning.
April 21, 2017
Bombardier appoints Jeff Hutchinson as Chief Information Officer
Today, Bombardier Inc. announced the appointment of Jeff Hutchinson as Chief Information Officer, reporting to John Di Bert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bombardier Inc.
April 13, 2017
Rolls-Royce appoints Paul Stein as Chief Technology Officer
Rolls-Royce announces today that Paul Stein has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East.
March 21, 2017
IndiGo announces the appointment of Ms. Cindy Szadokierski as Vice President – Airport Operations and Customer Services
IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Cindy Szadokierski as Vice President – Airport Operations and Customer Services. With a career in aviation spanning over 30 years, Cindy has held senior leadership positions primarily in the areas of airport operations as well as several other roles in operations...
March 7, 2017
Philippe Couteaux named Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Safran Aircraft Engines
Philippe Couteaux was named Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Safran Aircraft Engines, effective February 1, 2017. He replaces Gaël Méheust who was named President and Chief Executive Officer of CFM International on the same date.
March 6, 2017
Club One Air appoints Rajan Mehra as COO
CLUB ONE AIR (COA), one of India's leading Business Aviation Company and the leader in the luxury charter services will now be headed by Mr. Rajan Mehra, who joins them as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior joining COA Rajan was the MD, Indian Subcontinent of Universal weather and Aviation Company, a US based leader...
March 1, 2017
General Dynamics appoints Gilliland as Deputy for Operations at General Dynamics Information Technology; Kuryea as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration; Moss as Vice President and Controller
General Dynamics today announced that M. Amy Gilliland will become the Deputy for Operations for General Dynamics Information Technology.
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. Dumont will join Airbus on September 1, 2017 and take over from Champion in December 2017 following a transition phase. He will become a member of the Airbus Commercial Aircraft Management Committee.
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 June 30, 2017. The Board has also today confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, will be appointed as Chief Executive from July 1, 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. He succeeds Ken Shaw, who had been appointed vice president of Supply Chain for Boeing Global Services.