Enrique Barrientos Blanco is the new chief executive of the EADS Defence & Security division in Spain, replacing Pablo de Bergia, who is to retire. Blanco was previously chief of staff of the EADS Defence & Security office in Munich.

Aircraft lessor AWAS has named Dr Werner Seifert as chairman and J T Foo as VP Asia Pacific sales Foo joins from BOC Aviation.

Nazario Cauceglia has been named chief technical officer at Alenia Aeronautica, succeeding Alessandro Franzoni, who becomes chief executive of Alenia-Sukhoi joint venture Superjet International.

 Charlie Holomek is now VP customer support at EADS Socata North America. Michael Luther has been named deputy associate administrator for programmes in NASA's Science Mission Directorate he joined NASA in 1987.

United Technologies has elected its president, Louis Chenevert, to the additional role of chief executive, succeeding George David, who will continue as chairman.

Stewart Blackburn, Andrzrej Karkoszka and Adam Kapitan Bergmann form a new Poland-based central Europe aerospace, defence and security team at consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Source: FlightGlobal.com