Clay Jones Retiring from Rockwell Collins Board on July 31

 - July 3, 2014, 1:58 PM

On July 31 Clay Jones is retiring as a director and nonexecutive chairman of the board of Rockwell Collins. Independent director and board member Anthony Carbone will become nonexecutive chairman on August 1. Jones joined Rockwell Collins in 1979 and became president in 1999, then CEO in 2001. In 2002 he became chairman and he retired as CEO on July 31 last year. “We’re grateful for the valuable leadership that Clay has provided to the board of directors over the past 12 years, during which time he successfully guided our company to a preeminent position in the aerospace and defense industry,” said Carbone.