Dr Taieb Chérif of Algeria has been appointed secretary general of the International Civil Aviation Organisation for three years, from 1 August . He will replace Renato Cláudio Costa Pereira of Brazil, who has decided not to seek a third term in the job.

Jan Schilling has been named chief engineer of GE Aircraft Engines, succeeding Fred Herzner who is retiring.

Sean O'Connor, formerly head of FLS Aerospace USA, is returning to the parent company as general manager sales of FLS Aerospace.

Richard Reed, former head of Frisby Aerospace aftermarket services, has been named president of the company, which is owned by Triumph Group.

The retired ex-chief executive of Boeing's military aircraft and missile systems group, Gerald Daniels, is taking over as chief executive of military electronics manufacturer Engineered Support Systems. Current chief executive Michael Shanahan will retain his post as chairman.

Source: Flight International