Rockwell Collins Names New President

 - September 25, 2012, 3:15 PM

Rockwell Collins appointed Robert “Kelly” Ortberg as the company’s president yesterday. He joins Clayton Jones, who continues as chairman and CEO, in the newly formed Office of the Chief Executive. The appointment is effective immediately. As president, Ortberg will be primarily responsible for the operational management of the company, including oversight of its commercial and government businesses and supporting functions. He was formerly executive vice president and COO of the company’s government systems business and previously served as executive vice president and COO of Collins’ commercial systems division.