CMC Electronics Inc.'s military aviation business unit has named Jean-Michel Comtois vice president. He has been with the company since 2000 and served as the vice president of government and public affairs since 2002. A retired general in the Canadian Armed Forces, Comtois began his military career as a fighter pilot and later served as the director general of management renewal services at the Canadian Department of National Defense. Visit www.cmcelectronics.ca.
Crane Aerospace and Electronics has appointed Greg Geyer as the vice president of operations and site manager for its Chandler, Ariz., location. He will be in charge of the site's microwave and millimeter-wave product manufacturing. Before joining Crane, Geyer was the vice president of manufacturing operations for Harris' microwave communications division. Visit www.craneaerospace.com.
James Reeves has joined AOptix Technologies, the Campbell, Calif.-based producer of ultra-high bandwidth systems, as its vice president of marketing and business development. Previously, he served as a Northrop Grumman director of business development. Visit www.aoptix.com.
Gallium Software Inc., an Ottawa-based interface application and display software developer, has named Raymond Petty president and chief operating officer. He will manage the company's business areas and report to company chairman Jack Prior. Visit www.gallium.com.
Charles Edmondson, Donald Berlin
Universal Avionics Systems Corp. recently made two promotions: Charles Edmondson to senior corporate vice president and Donald Berlin to chief operating officer. A 25-year veteran with the company, Edmondson formerly was executive vice president. Berlin, with Universal since 1982, previously was vice president and general manager of marketing and product support. Visit www.uasc.com.
SEA Wire and Cable has promoted Marty Clark to general manager. He joined the company in 1988 as a warehouse employee and worked his way up, spending the last eight years as director of operations. Visit www.sea-wire.com.
Banyan Air Service, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has hired Bill Garghill as its new director of customer service. Garghill brings 25 years of aviation experience to the job, having worked at Raytheon Aircraft Services as a quality assurance manager in Wichita, Kan., and most recently as a line service manager in Tampa, Fla. Visit www.banyanair.com.
Stevens Aviation, Greenville, S.C., has named Glen Brown its president and chief operating officer. He comes to Stevens from Rolls-Royce Engines, where he served as vice president of aftermarket and customer service, corporate and regional aircraft. Visit www.stevensaviation.com.
Jack Booher has been named vice president of strategic planning for the Information and Electronic Systems Integration Sector of BAE Systems, Nashua, N.H. Before joining BAE in 1996, he served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force. Visit www.baesystems.com.