Dennis Keith, president and owner of Jet Solutions, has been selected as chairman of the Air Charter Safety Foundation. He succeeds Jim Christiansen, whose term expires at the end of June.
Glenn Hess, a longtime Boeing and McDonnell Douglas senior executive, has been named president and COO of Bell Helicopter. He fills a hole in the senior staff vacated by John Murphey when he was promoted to chairman and CEO. Key to both Hess’ and Murphey’s success will be putting Bell’s troubled civil and military tiltrotor programs back on track.
Sikorsky announced that company chairman Dean Borgman will retire in July. His decision brings to a close a distinguished rotorcraft career that stretches back into the 1960s.