Luxell Technologies Inc., Toronto, Ontario, has appointed Art Eggleton to its board of directors. Eggleton has had a 30-year career in Canadian government, serving as Toronto’s mayor for 11 years, as well as the national government’s minister of Defence, minister of International Trade and president of Canada’s Treasury Board. Visit


Martin Stanislav has been named the controller and chief accounting officer of Lockheed Martin. Stanislav, who has been with the company since 1998, was most recently the vice president and controller of Lockheed’s Aeronautics business group in Fort Worth, Texas. Visit


Northrop Grumman Corp. has named Robert Burke to the new position of vice president, advanced mission programs, where he will be responsible for a set of restricted programs. Burke has been with the company for 19 years and served as a program manager for Northrop Grumman’s Space Technology sector since 2002. Visit


Mario Chinello has been tapped as the new Latin American business development manager for VXI Technology, Irvine, Calif. Chinello will manage all Latin American operations and work with local distributors and corporate staff to build market share. Visit


Andreas Meisel will serve as the senior vice president of Lufthansa Technik’s Aircraft Overhaul and Jet Services department. He succeeds Wolfgang Gohde, who has taken over as the managing director of Lufthansa Systems. Before the promotion, Meisel served as the vice president of marketing and sales for Lufthansa. Visit


Tecom Industries Inc., Thousand Oaks, Calif., has hired Raju Chandra as its new vice president of marketing and sales. Before joining Tecom, Chandra was employed as a marketing executive with EDO Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems. Visit

Hobgood, Grieco

CAE SimuFlite has named its Women in Aviation International training scholarships winners. Rani Hobgood received a Citation type rating scholarship, while Danielle Grieco received a King Air C90 initial pilot training scholarship. Visit


Aitech Defense Systems Inc., Chatsworth, Calif., has appointed Doug Patterson its vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. Patterson comes to Aitech from SBS Technologies Inc., where he served as the director of business development for its government group. Visit


Ignacio Ruiz has been named Sabreliner Corp./Midcoast Aviation’s Latin American representative for the service and sales team. In this position he will serve as the liaison between the corporate sales and service team and Latin American operators. N?was previously the company’s regional manager for technical service sales in Mexico. Visit and


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student Jamail Larkins has signed with the FAA to be its "ambassador for aviation and space education." As the ambassador, he will promote careers in aviation and aerospace to youth across the United States and represent the FAA’s Aviation and Space Education division at events. Twenty-one year old Larkins is the nation’s youngest aerobatic pilot and is the national spokesman for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Vision of Eagles program and Careers in Aviation Inc. Visit


Michigan Aerospace has announced that Bill Matvichuk, the company’s recently hired vice president of business development, will head a new office located in Boulder, Colo. Matvichuk has more than 27 years experience in marketing, sales and product management. Visit


Banyan Air Services, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has promoted Lynn Juengel to the position of technical services manager. Juengel started at Banyan in 1995 as the maintenance department’s administrator and has risen in the company’s ranks, serving as the operations manager for the maintenance department, manager of the propeller repair station, and head of the maintenance division. Visit


Mark Carlson, an aeronautic and mechanical engineering fellow with BAE Systems, was named Engineer of the Year by the New England section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He was recognized for being a technical leader in the industry and a positive member of the community. Carlson has been with BAE Systems since 1981 and is currently the lead technical investigator for several BAE projects. Visit

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