Chafik Hilal, formerly a regional business development director at Rockwell Collins, has been promoted to lead the aerospace electronics maker’s operations in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions starting Jan. 1, 2014.
He will oversee the company’s commercial and government systems business in those regions in his new role and succeed the retiring Yves Gallety, the company said Sunday.
Hilal has previously served as regional director of business development for the company’s commercial systems segment in southern Europe and Africa, where he managed products lines and programs in the air transport and business and regional systems sectors.
He started his career in the company’s government systems segment.
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