Russell Turner, chief executive of United Space Alliance (USA), the Boeing/Lockheed Martin joint venture which operates the Space Shuttle, is leaving to join Honeywell as president of engines, systems and services. His replacement is USA chief operating officer Michael McCulley. Peter Buecking has been appointed president of SITA. He was formerly a managing partner of the Oneworld alliance. Horst Bergmann, chairman and chief executive of Jeppesen, has retired, to be succeeded by chief information officer Mark Van Tine. EADS has taken on Sir Jeremy Blackham as senior military adviser. Before his retirement he was deputy chief of UK defence staff in charge of equipment capability. United Airlines has appointed John Tague, formerly chief executive of American Trans Air, as executive vice president (VP) customer. Boeing VP Allen Ashby is retiring from his post as head of the battle management command, control and communications and strategic systems division in Anaheim, California. No replacement has been named. Boeing also named Timothy Malishenko as corporate VP contracts and pricing, replacing Robert Ingersoll, who is also retiring. Raytheon has named Biggs Porter VP and corporate controller, replacing Edward Pliner, who was appointed chief financial officer in December. Polar Air Cargo has appointed Richard Nuttall VPs ales Americas, replacing Peter Burn. Nuttall was formerly a director with Hong Kong express company Lenton Group. Former Flight International editor and publisher Allan Winn has been appointed director of the Brooklands Museum. Winn, who was with the magazine from 1988 until earlier this year, will head the management team of the museum, which covers the history of UK aviation and motor racing. Brooklands is the world's oldest purpose-built motor racing circuit, and housed factories producing aircraft including the Vickers Viscount, Vanguard and VC10 airliners.

Source: Flight International