Pratt & Whitney Canada has promoted Gilles Ouimet to president and chief executive officer (CEO). He was previously president and chief operating officer. Ouimet succeeds CEO David Caplan, who remains as chairman until 2001. Stefan Zoller, corporate secretary and chief of staff at DaimlerChrysler Aerospace, is to succeed Werner Heinzmann as executive chairman at Dasa affiliate Dornier. Heinzmann moves to Dornier's supervisory board. Thomas Enders, Dasa's head of corporate development, strategy and technology, also joins the board, and replaces Heinzmann as head of Dasa defence and civil systems. Shelley Stewart has been appointed vice president (VP) supply chain management of Raytheon. Stewart joins from United Technologies where he was director of worldwide sourcing. Edward Pliner has been named VP and corporate controller. International Launch Services, part-owned by Lockheed Martin, has appointed four senior executives: Phil Slack - VP and chief financial officer, James Youdale - VP commercial launch programmes, Eric Novotny - VP marketing and sales, and Michelle Lyle - VP corporate affairs. Crossair executive VP flight operations, André Dosé, has been elected to the board of governors of the Flight Safety Foundation, based near Washington DC. James Stoecker has been appointed president and CEO of Dallas-based Lufthansa Technik Component Services. The company supplies components such as flight management computers, hydraulic pumps and control gears to airlines and repair shops. James Martin has been named marketing and business development director of Northrop Grumman's electronic sensors and systems sector. He was previously marketing director, surveillance systems. James Loftin has been appointed director of operations with Turbomeca Engine and sister company Microturbo.

Source: Flight International