Tony Tyler is to become Cathay Pacific's director corporate development and Robert Cutler will replace him as director service delivery.

Northwest Airlines has elected James Lawrence to the position of executive vice-president finance/chief financial officer.

David Brooks has been named as president of American Airlines' cargo division, succeeding William R Boesch, who is to retire.

Midwest Express Airlines has named Christopher D White its director of safety and regulatory compliance.

Henri-Paul Puel, former president of AI(R), has been appointed chairman/ceo of Aérospatiale maintenance company Sogerma-Socea.

Dan Hancher has become vice president/general manager of the Pemco World Air Services maintenance company, a unit of Precision Standard.

Pratt & Whitney has named Jean-Louis Berrendonner as senior vice president for its large commercial engine business, Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Reed Travel Group has promoted former Sabre chief Kathy Misunas to chief executive officer, succeeding Ian Thomas, who is to retire.

Mary Rose Loney is Chicago's new commissioner of aviation. She has been director of aviation at Philadelphia since 1993, before which she was Chicago's first deputy aviation commissioner.

Lufthansa captain Thomas Baberg is to take over from Finnair's Seppo Kirjonen as chairman of Iata's safety committee.

William Van Alsten has joined Credit Lyonnais as vice president and manager of its US aviation group, while Mark T Tuminello has become director of Credit Lyonnais Securities (US).


Source: Airline Business