Issue: 02-2019


Aerion, the leader in supersonic travel, has appointed Douglas Coleman as General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Governance and Compliance.

Aerion has also announced the appointment of Matthew Cram as Deputy General Counsel, supporting the company in a variety of legal, contractual and corporate governance matters.


Effective April 11, 2019, Airbus has appointed a new Executive Committee led by Chief Executive Officer Guillaume Faury, following approval from the Board of Directors.


On April 9, this year, Embraer announced that the nomination of Francisco Gomes Neto, current President of Marcopolo, would be presented to the Board of Directors for the position of President and CEO, succeeding Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva.


General Dynamics has appointed Robert E Smith as Executive Vice President of the Marine Systems segment, effective July 1, 2019 succeeding John P Casey, who intends to retire on June 30, 2019.

David Paddock, Jet Aviation’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of US aircraft services, will succeed Robert E Smith as President of Jet Aviation.


On April 9, 2019, the Board of Directors of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) appointed Ravil Khakimov as its new President with the aim of building up a Commercial Aviation Division.


On April 8, 2019, Terrafugia Inc announced the appointment of Chao Jing as the new CEO of the company as it expands and strengthens its executive management team.