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By | December 1, 2004

Mortreux, President and CEO

The board of directors for CMC Electronics has named Jean-Pierre Mortreux as the company's president and chief executive officer (CEO). He joins CMC after having served as the president and CEO of Thales Avionics North America since 2002. Mortreux brings 25 years of experience in the aircraft electronics industry. Visit www.cmcelectronics.ca.

De Picciotto, President

Thales has appointed Marcel de Picciotto as president of Thales Canada and vice president of the Regional and Business Aircraft unit of Thales' Aerospace Division. A 14-year veteran of the Thales Group, de Picciotto most recently was vice president of strategy for Thales Airborne Systems. He started his career with the company in 1990 as vice president of the Communication and Command Group. Visit www.thalesgroup.com.

New President, Honorees

The World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) has elected Kent Craver president for the 2004-2005 term. Craver is manager of onboard product marketing and research for Continental Airlines. WAEA also has conferred 2004 Lifetime Achievement awards on John White and Pam Ryan. White, one of WAEA's founding members, is the editor of AVION Magazine. Ryan is the managing director of entertainment worldwide for Spafax, an in-flight entertainment company. She served on the board of directors from 1989 to 1992. Visit www.waea.org.

Bond, VP and General Manager

BAE Systems has named Sean Bond vice president and general manager of the aerospace controls business unit for BAE Systems Platform Solutions. Bond joins BAE Systems from Bell Helicopter Textron, where he was the director of the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor program. Visit www.bae-systems.com.

Promotions

Michigan Aerospace Corp., Ann Arbor, Mich., has promoted two of its employees: Anthony Hays to manager of the mechanical systems business unit and Scott Lindemann to manager of the new optical products business unit. Hays and Lindemann both were formerly program managers. Visit www.michiganaerospace.com.

Bonder, Vice President

Bill Bonder has joined Eclipse Aviation Corp., Albuquerque, N.M., as vice president of supply chain management. A 17-year veteran in the field, he most recently served as the executive director of global sourcing and supply chain for Gerber Scientific. Visit www.eclipseaviation.com.

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