February 24, 2015
Marion C. Blakey appointed President and CEO of Rolls-Royce North America
Marion C. Blakey has been appointed to become President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America and chair of the Rolls-Royce North America Board of Directors, replacing James M. Guyette who will be retiring in May. Ms. Blakey will leave her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) where she has served nearly eight years. At AIA, she’s been an authoritative and influential voice for the aerospace and defense industry, representing approximately 340 of the industry’s leading manufacturers. She has also played a leading role in promoting the export of civil and defense aviation products, and supported the priorities of America’s thousands of suppliers to aerospace and defense programs.