Handoff - Hawker Beechcraft: Schuster to Boisture
Hawker Beechcraft tapped industry veteran Bill Boisture Jr. as its new chairman and CEO in March, replacing Jim Schuster, who retired after an eight-year stint at the Wichita-based aircraft manufacturer. Boisture’s business aviation career includes turns as president of fractional provider NetJets and aircraft manufacturers Gulfstream and Hawker predecessor British Aerospace Corporate Jets. He was also chairman and CEO of Butler Aviation, the forerunner of Signature Flight Support. More recently, he was the president of aircraft lessor Intrepid Aviation.