Landmark Aviation, formerly Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, recently named Roger Wolfe as its chief executive officer (CEO) and Shawn Vick as its president. Frank Klaus announced in September his retirement as the Tempe, Ariz.-based company's president and CEO. A 25-year veteran in aviation and aerospace, Wolfe formerly was vice president and general manager of Honeywell's Airframes business unit. Vick, who joined Landmark in 2004, previously led the international, used aircraft and completion sales business for Bombardier Aerospace. In addition Landmark has appointed David Daniels as avionics manager for the company's Springfield, Ill., facility. He previously was project manager at Duncan Aviation and was once employed by Kal-Aero Inc. Visit www.landmarkaviation.com.
Kent Statler has been named senior vice president and general manager of Collins Aviation Services, the service and support arm of Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He replaces Harry Gregory, who has announced his retirement. An 18-year Collins employee, Statler formerly was senior vice president of operations. He previously was vice president of maintenance operations for Collins Aviation Services and vice president of Lean Electronics. Visit www.rockwellcollins.com.
CMC Electronics, Montreal, has named four new vice presidents: Cathy Bain, vice president of marketing and sales; Franç¯©s Dorval, vice president of quality assurance and continuous improvement; Gerald Charland, vice president of strategy and business development; and James Palmer, vice president of customer support and commercial services. Bain formerly was director of marketing for CMC Electronic's commercial aviation business, a position she had held since 2000. She also has held positions with Spar Aerospace, Leigh Instruments, Gandalf Technologies and the Architectural Institute of Canada. Dorval formerly was vice president of programs at Thales Avionics Canada, a company he joined in 1997 as program manager. He fills a newly created position at CMC Electronics. Charland, too, came from Thales Avionics Canada, where he was vice president, strategy and business development. He also has held strategy and business development posts at Rolls-Royce Canada Ltd. and Bombardier Inc. Palmer began his career at Rolls-Royce Canada, where he held a number of positions. Palmer joined CMC Electronics in 1983 and was director of commercial services. Visit www.cmcelectronics.com.
S-TEC, Mineral Springs, Texas, has hired Larry Miller as vice president of quality assurance. He joins the company after 24 years with Delta Air Lines, where he most recently was general manager of MD88/90 fleet engineering. Visit www.s-tec.com.
After 22 years Mike Knapper has rejoined Tekdata Interconnect Systems, Burslem, UK, as sales engineer. He joined the company in 1970 as a techinican wireman and left the company in 1983 to pursue other opportunities in the wire and connector field. Tekdata recently gained NASA approval for its range of Cryoconnect ribbon cables, which are based on Knapper's principle of matrix-weaving of miniature wires. Visit www.tekdata.co.uk.
Mary Reagor, technical fellow for mathematical algorithms at Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, Texas, is the recipient of the 2005 Outstanding Achievement Award for Women in Aerospace. Reagor was honored for her work in the development of fuzzy logic applications, which result in applicable data mining and modeling tools for complex systems. She is co-inventor of the Reagor Lynn Method (RLM) technology, a mathematical technique for creating high-performance models of physical phenomena. Visit www.lockheedmartin.com.
Lockheed Martin has named Judy Marks president of its Transportation and Security Solutions business, Rockville, Md. She joined the company in May as executive vice president and has been responsible for program performance and new business pursuits. Marks began her career as a systems engineer with IBM and in 2001 was named president of Lockheed Martin Distribution Technologies in Owego, N.Y. Visit www.lockheedmartin.com.
Maver Mayuga, product research and development officer for Philippine Airlines, has been named president of the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA). Serving a one-year term, she succeeds Kent Craver, manager of onboard product marketing and research for Continental Airlines. Other newly elected WAEA officials include: Dee Brady, in-flight entertainment (IFE) programming manager for British Airways, as vice president; Sue Pinfold, director of business operations for Spafax, as secretary; and Sylvia Arndt, director-interactive software engineering for Panasonic Avionics Corp., as treasurer. WAEA also has announced new members of its board of directors: Doug Backelin, manager of in-flight communications and technology for American Airlines and Barbara Hollenbeck, specialist, onboard entertainment for Northwest Airlines. In addition, the association has bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award on Italo Poli, who began his career with Swissair in 1964 as manager of audio visual. He is a founding member and was twice president of WAEA. Visit www.waea.org.