■ Mary Peters has been named US transportation secretary.
■ KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has appointed Ben Swagerman as senior vice-president of KLM Security Services.
■ AirData has appointed Catherine Procter as marketing assistant.
■ Lockheed Martin has appointed Marshall Byrd vice president and general manager of its Commercial Space Systems business segment to succeed Ted Gavrilis, who is retiring.
■ Darryl Wilkerson has been appointed president and chief executive of Commuter Air Technologies.
■ FlightSafety International has named George Ferito director, business development for rotor wing aircraft. Daniel MacLellan has been promoted to manager of its Dallas Fort Worth learning centre and Peter Niley has been promoted to assistant manager of its Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington learning centre and Linda Zinn has been promoted to director of business application development.
■ DAHER has appointed Paul Archer commercial manager in the UK.
■ Messier-Dowty Boeing 787 vice-president Luigi Mattia has become Messier-Dowty business and regional aircraft unit group vice-president.

Source: Flight International