Austrian Board of Management Team appointed

In its extraordinary meeting held on 9 February 2009, the Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines has appointed Dr. Peter Malanik and Dr. Andreas Bierwirth as members of the Board of Management with equal rights, and unanimously expressed its confidence in the new team.

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Onno P.M. van den Brink leaves transavia.com

Mr. Onno P.M. van den Brink has decided to retire from his current position as President & C.E.O. of transavia.com as per 1 March 2009. Mr. van den Brink took his decision on the eve of the proposed collaboration between Martinair, transavia.com and KLM, which is the subject of a study that was recently initiated by KLM. Mr. van den Brink decided that he would not be available to play a role in the new situation. As from 1 March, Mr. Tjero R. Zomer, the current Executive Vice President & C.F.O. of transavia.com, will temporarily act as President & C.E.O.

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Dr. Christoph Klingenberg takes charge of IT at Lufthansa Passenger Airlines

Dr. Christoph Klingenberg has been appointed head of Information Management and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Lufthansa Passenger Airlines, with effect from 1 April 2009. His responsibilities encompass planning, development and operational steering of all IT systems at Lufthansa Passenger Airlines.

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GA Telesis promotes Kay Lai Tay to Head of Asia Sales

GA Telesis announced the promotion of Kay Lai Tay to Senior Director of Sales for its Asia aerospace spare parts redistribution and MRO services. Mr. Tay joined GA Telesis in 2008 through its acquisition of Curtiss Wright Accessory Services where he was tasked with the growth and development of GAT

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Boeing names Aldo Basile Vice President Sales for Europe, Russia and Central Asia

Boeing has named Aldo Basile its new Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president of Sales for Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Basile succeeds Marlin Dailey, who recently became Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president Sales. Based at the Commercial Airplanes European headquarters in London, Basile is responsible for the company’s commercial airplane sales activity across the region. Much of his sales team is strategically located close to Boeing customers throughout Europe and Russia; several team members are based in Seattle. Basile has been with Commercial Airplanes Sales since 1989. Most recently Basile served as vice president Sales for several European countries based Read more

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GOL appoints new CFO

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. appointed Leonardo Pereira as GOL’s executive vice-president and chief financial officer. Pereira will assume the senior executive position occupied by Richard Lark until June 2008, when he transitioned his executive responsibilities, and will be responsible for the Finance, Investor Relations, Accounting and Taxes, Financial Planning and Corporate Budget departments. The company scheduled a Board of Directors meeting on February 4, 2009 to vote on Pereira’s nomination.

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Goodrich appoints President, Engine Components

Goodrich Corporation has appointed Daphne Falletti as President of its Engine Components business unit. Falletti, formerly vice president of Airbus programs for Goodrich’s Aerostructures business, will report to Jack Carmola, Segment President, Actuation and Landing Systems. Falletti replaces Bob Yancey who now leads Goodrich’s Engine Control and Electrical Power Systems business unit.

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Volvo Aero Services restructures to better meet future demands

Volvo Aero Sevices reported that Hank Gibson has been appointed Senior Vice President, Airframe Division; Kevin Hartney has been named Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs; Tommy Hughes has been named Senior Vice President, Engine Division and Jeff Plas was named Vice President, Repair Management.

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