Executive Jet Management, Cincinnati, has named Jeff Reid to the new position of vice president of subcontract and vendor relations. He was a program manager for General Electric’s e-business and engine services groups before joining Executive Jet Management in 2002 and was most recently the company’s vice president of information technology. Visit www.executivejetmanagement.com.
The Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee (AEEC) has elected Dennis Zvacek its first airline chairman. He has spent the last 25 years at American Airlines and currently is the carrier’s manager of avionics engineering. Zvacek will serve a two-year term and preside over the next two AEEC general sessions. Visit www.arinc.com/aeec.
Michael McMillan, president of S-TEC, Mineral Wells, Texas, has been appointed to the board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). McMillan, who has been S-TEC’s president since December, has held executive positions with Piaggio America and Raytheon Aircraft. Visit www.s-tec.com and www.gama.aero.
Miami-based Barfield Inc. has appointed Lew Wingate to the position of vice president, ground support test equipment. He was previously the company’s director of test equipment sales and marketing and also worked on Lockheed’s F-22 Raptor project. Visit www.barfield.eads.net.
Curtiss-Wright Controls has announced the retirement of president George Yohrling. David Adams, the current senior vice president of electronic systems, succeeds him. Yohrling, who has been president since 1998, will support the company in a senior adviser role until March 2006. Visit www.cwcontrols.com.
Universal Avionics Systems Corp., Tucson, Ariz., has named Paul DeHerrera the vice president of marketing and product support. He started with the company as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) marketing manager and most recently served as the senior marketing director. Visit www.uasc.com.
The board of directors of BAE Systems has named Peter Weinberg a non-executive director of the company. Weinberg serves as the senior director of Goldman Sachs Inc. Visit www.baesystems.com.