Karl Pfister has joined light-aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft, of Ontario, Canada, as vice-president of manufacturing. He was previously head of production management and small-aircraft projects for Burkhart Grob. Earl Boyter is named head of worldwide marketing and sales. He was formerly, eastern sales manager for Diamond USA, the North American distribution arm, where he is replaced by Martin Colano. Colano is a US Federal Aviation Administration accident-prevention counsellor and group leader at Fort Lauderdale, Texas.

Aircraft-financing company Green Tree Commercial Finance, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, has appointed Robert Turich manager of aircraft finance. Turich, formerly an aircraft loan officer with the Bank of Boston, has also held positions with Cessna Finance, Chase Aircraft Finance, Nations Bank and Bank IV Kansas.

Source: Flight International