Chaker A. Chahrour named new CFM International Executive Vice President

Chaker Chahrour has been named the new executive vice president of CFM International, effective February 1, 2009. Mr. Chahrour is replacing Bill Clapper, who will be on special assignment as he transitions to retirement later in 2009. As part of the CFM Executive Team, Mr. Chahrour will serve as the primary interface between General Electric and Snecma. Along with his counterpart at Snecma, he will be responsible for overseeing CFM56 program management, marketing and sales, communications, and after-sales support

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StandardAero names Claude Chidiac Business Development Leader

Standard Aero has appointed Claude Chidiac to the position of Vice President Business Development for Business Aviation based in Tempe, Ariz. Chidiac will be responsible for developing a sustainable long-term strategy for the business aviation sector and for creating innovative approaches to growing existing products and services. Prior to joining StandardAero, Chidiac was Program Management Office vice president for Bombardier Aerospace and most recently was managing director for Grob Aerospace.

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First President for Rolls-Royce India appointed

Rolls-Royce reported the appointment of Anil Shrikhande as President Rolls-Royce India. Anil will assume leadership of all Rolls-Royce operations and activities in India and South Asia. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Anil held a number of executive positions at Boeing, including Vice President, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems and President, Boeing India. His previous roles in India also include President of Unisys India and Board membership of Tata Unisys.

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