Joe Gleeson joins Guggenheim Aviation Partners

Guggenheim Aviation Partners, a leading participant in the commercial aircraft leasing market, announced that Joe Gleeson has been appointed senior technical director. Gleeson was most recently the head of technical EMEA & APAC at AerCap, where he managed the technical team responsible for aircraft placement, transitions and on-lease management, and where he was previously responsible for the technical analysis of portfolio acquisitions and disposals.

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Steven Udvar-Hazy CEO of ILFC retires

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) announced that Steven F. Udvar-Hazy will retire as director and chief executive officer of ILFC, effective February 5, 2010. The ILFC Board is considering the long-term management of ILFC, and President John Plueger will succeed Mr. Udvar-Hazy as acting CEO.

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Limco-Piedmont names new Chief Marketing Officer

Limco-Piedmont, a fully owned subsidiary of TAT Technologies announced that Mr. Itsik Maaravi has been named Chief Marketing Officer of Limco-Piedmomt. Mr. Maaravi, formerly Vice President Marketing for Kamor Aviation and Director of Sales for Bedek Aviation Group, Israel Aerospace Industries, will be responsible for all marketing and business development for Piedmont Aviation Component Services of Kernersville, North Carolina and Limco Airepair of Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Boeing announces organizational changes

In a move to strengthen processes, tools and functional excellence, Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Albaugh announced the following appointments: Howard Chambers will lead a newly created Commercial Airplanes function, Program Management; Tim Copes was named vice president, Manufacturing and Quality; John Cornish was named vice president, 787 Final Assembly and Mike Delaney was named vice president, Engineering, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Furthermore Dan da Silva was named vice president, Freighter Conversions; Stan Deal was named vice president, Supplier Management; Elizabeth Lund will become vice president and general manager, 767 Program and Beverly Wyse was named vice Read more

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SR Technics names James Stewart new Chief Executive Officer

James Stewart has been appointed new Chief Executive Officer of SR Technics. As the company is entering its next phase of development and growth, it has been mutually agreed that Bernd Kessler will step down from his position as of 31 January 2010, having successfully implemented major restructuring initiatives as well as the repositioning of the company in the market. James Stewart will take over the role as CEO as of 1 February. He has been Chief Financial Officer of SR Technics since August 2008 and has been instrumental in the successful refinancing and restructuring of the Group, as well Read more

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