EADS senior vice-president Markus Hellenthal has become chairman of the European Organisation for Security. Former Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training executive David Rushton has joined VDC Display Systems as vice-president of business development and global strategies. Aviation Partners Boeing has made Mike Stowell executive vice-president he joined in the mid-1990s when working on the Boeing 737-BBJ programme. Ringo Chao Kuo-Shui has been named chairman and president of China Airlines, effective immediately, taking over from Philip Hsing-Hsiung Wei. Snecma chief executive Phillippe Petitcolin has taken up the role of non-executive director at Snecma's Europrop International unit Nick Durham, previously director of services and helicopters at Rolls-Royce Defence Aerospace, is president. Adrian Parkes is the new vice-president for sales at UAE carrier Etihad he joins from BMI, where he was commercial and sales director and general sales manager. Northwest Airlines has made Richard Hirst senior vice-president, corporate affairs and administration. Tammy Lee is vice-president, corporate communications.


Source: Flight International