Textron announced today that it has named Scott Ernest president and CEO of its Cessna Aircraft subsidiary.
Scott C. Donnelly
Scott Donnelly took the helm as CEO of Textron on December 1, replacing retiring Lewis Campbell, who had been with Textron for 17 years, 11 of them as CEO. Donnelly moved to the COO spot at Textron in 2008 from GE Aviation, where he had been president and CEO, and was given the additional title of Textron president last January. Donnelly flies a Cessna 206 but told AIN late last year he was eying a Caravan.
Cessna and Bell parent company Textron has tapped company president and COO Scott Donnelly to replace retiring Lewis Campbell as CEO, effective December 1. Campbell has been with Textron for the past 17 years, including the last 11 as CEO, following a lengthy career in the auto industry.