ON THE MOVE

16/01/2020

Mr. Scott Campbell, Director of Airline Sales for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Franc Mendes has been appointed to the position of Airline Business Development Manager. Based out of Phoenix, Arizona (USA), Franc is responsible for introducing UA’s product line including the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) to the airline market. Additionally, Franc […]

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08/01/2020

RUAG International’s Board of Directors and CEO Urs Breitmeier have separated by mutual agreement. Urs Breitmeier held senior positions at RUAG for 18 years, the last seven of which as CEO. Chairman of RUAG International’s Board of Directors Dr Remo Lütolf says: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Urs […]

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08/01/2020

Pratt & Whitney announced that Carroll Lane has assumed the role of President of the company’s Commercial Engines business, reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Christopher Calio. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The appointment was previously announced during the UTC Earnings call in October. “Carroll is uniquely positioned […]

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08/01/2020

Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet. He will report to Pierre Thielin, VP, Worldwide Customer Service, within Dassault’s Civil Aviation Department. Wemaëre previously served as Deputy Manager to Serge Elias, the former VP Worldwide Spares, who is […]

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01/01/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the appointment of Stewart D’Leon as director, technical operations, replacing Elias “Eli” Cotti, who is retiring after 20 years with the association. Cotti joined NBAA in November 1999 as the association’s senior manager, technical operations, providing technical assistance to the business aviation community that enables companies to perform […]

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01/01/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the addition of Kate Fraser and Charlie Precourt to the association’s Board of Directors. “NBAA is honored to have the diversity of experience and knowledge that Kate and Charlie bring to our board, which will help inform and enhance NBAA’s programs and operations,” said NBAA President and CEO […]

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12/12/2019

West Star announced Tommi Krell has assumed leadership for marketing the component repair business units, Dallas Aeronautical Services, Flite Components and Avant Aerospace. Avant Aerospace LLC, Dallas Aeronautical Services, LLC (DAS), and FLITE Components, LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of West Star Aviation Holdings, LLC. Krell will continue to maintain responsibility for corporate communication across […]

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09/12/2019

Satcom Direct (SD) Manager of Aviation Tax & Financial Reporting Solutions, Ryan DeMoor, has stepped into the role of NBAA Tax Committee Secretary with immediate effect. A committee member since 2016, Ryan adds the scarce combination of flight department and financial analysis experience to the committee which predominantly consists of legal and accountancy practitioners. As […]

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06/12/2019

In order to support its newly-created Communications & Corporate Affairs function, which will go live on 1 January 2020, Airbus has appointed a new Communications leadership team who will work together to bring the next chapter of the company to life while ensuring business proximity, reinforcing audience centricity and growing digital, editorial and visual content […]

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29/11/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the appointment of Julien Nargeot as regional vice president of Sales for Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and Brian McCarthy as regional sales manager in the region. Nargeot joins Gulfstream with 12 years’ experience with a business-jet original equipment manufacturer, where he held a pilot type rating and was involved […]

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11/11/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has made executive vice president appointments. Frédéric Bugeon has been appointed Executive Vice-President Strategy, succeeding Serge Maillé who is retiring. Frédéric Bugeon started his career at Thales in 1995, as chief project CAPE (Computer-aided production engineering) for radars. In 1996, he joined Alstom and took responsibility for supply chain and purchasing for […]

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30/10/2019

King Aerospace has named Analia Vaca to the role of people department leader, tapping into her 15 years of industry experience and a deep-rooted passion for teambuilding. “Whether our team members are working on a VVIP aircraft or serving in a hostile location on the other side of the world, they must have excellent skills […]

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28/10/2019

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced its new Governing Board executive officers, selected at its 70th meeting last week following the Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Ali Alnaqbi, Founder and Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association will become Chairman of the IBAC Governing Board […]

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22/10/2019

Comlux Completion is reinforcing its management team to further develop innovation and leading-edge technologies within the company. Newcomers include Fernando Mas, Chief Technology Officer and Adam White, Head of Engineering. Fernando Mas, Ph.D., is appointed to his new position after a strong 30-year experience with Airbus where he held several engineering management positions as Senior […]

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18/10/2019

Acropolis Aviation, the UK VVIP executive charter operator based at Farnborough Airport, formally welcomed Mark Bird as Ground Operations Manager. Mark joins Acropolis from Air Tanker, the PFI initiative formed by Airbus, Babcock, Rolls/Royce, Thales and Cobham, operating 14 Airbus A330-200 Voyager aircraft.  At Air Tanker, Mark was based out of Brize Norton as an […]

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