17 Nov 03. Messier-Dowty has appointed Alison Joly as director of public relations and Celeste de Petris Thomasson as legal director. Their positions will encompass the same responsibilities for Messier Services as well. Alison Joly succeeds François Roudier, who has accepted a position as special projects director at SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS (the French aerospace industry association) that is responsible for organizing the biennial Paris Air Show.
Nov 03. PolySpace has appointed Ken Nathan as General Manager of the UK subsidiary, in a move designed to strengthen the presence of PSTL in the UK and drive business growth through 2004 and beyond. Ken Nathan has 16 years experience in the IT, Software and Telecommunications sectors. His previous roles included Sales Director for Professional Services at Nortel Networks and
Managing Director of KCIT Limited.
Nov 03. Tomas Samuelsson, currently President of the Infantry business unit within Saab Bofors Dynamics, has been appointed to succeed Ingemar Andersson as President of the company. He will assume his new post in the new year. Samuelsson, 50, is an engineering graduate from Chalmers University of echnology with a long career in the former Bofors/Celsius Group. Positions have included finance manager, production manager and General Manager.
Nov 03. Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Nancy E. Brown has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Brown is currently serving as vice director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer (C4) Systems, J6, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Nov 03. Army Maj. Gen. John M. Curran for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as director, Futures Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va. Curran is currently serving as the commanding general, United States Army Aviation Center and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, la.
Nov 03. Maj. Gen. John M. Curran, United States Army, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the Director, Futures Center, Unite States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia. He is currently erving as the Commanding General, United States Army Aviation Center and Fort ucker, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Nov 03. Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Clyde A. Vaughn, deputy director, Army National Guard, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia to Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for National Guard Matters, Washington, D.C., with a report date to be determined.