<LI> Delta Shuttle has named Carolyn Ezzell managing director (MD). Ezzell, a Delta employee for 21 years, was previously a director of airport customer service. She replaces Bill Crumbley, promoted to MD field operations for Delta's Inflight Service department.

<LI> Textron has promoted its vice-president (VP) and treasurer, Edward Arditte, to the newly created position of VP e-procurement. Succeeding Arditte is Mary Lovejoy, formerly Textron's VP communications and investor relations, who is replaced by Douglas Wilburne. Senior VP and chief information officer Kenneth Bohlen has been promoted to executive VP and chief innovation officer.

<LI> GE Capital Aviation Training, a joint venture between GE and Thomson-CSF, has appointed Marjorie DeLong as manager, marketing and sales, for the Americas. DeLong previously served as senior sales manager at SimuFlite Training.

<LI> August DeLuca has been named executive VP and chief financial officer (CFO) of US-based Kistler Aerospace, developer of the K-1 launcher. DeLuca was previously senior VP and treasurer.

<LI> The Regional Airline Association has appointed Scott Foose VP. He joins from Allegheny Airlines/US Airways Express where he served as director of safety and regulatory compliance. Deborah McElroy was appointed president earlier this year.

<LI> Catherine Stalker has been appointed chief executiveof SAirGroup charter carrier Balair/CTA, replacing Karl Lichtenstein, who returns to his previous post of head of operations "at his own request". Stalker takes over on 1 June.

<LI> DHL Airways, US arm of DHL Worldwide Express, has named Shawn Farshchi senior VP information services and chief information officer.

<LI> Kitty Hawk has appointed Paul Tate as senior VP finance and CFO. Tate joins from Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings where he served as senior VP finance, CFO and treasurer.

<LI> David Slonim is the new VP line maintenance for America West Airlines. He was recently VP aircraft line maintenance for FedEx.

Source: Flight International