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Harris-Hosted Summit Tackles Aerospace & Defense Workforce Needs

Harris collaborated with the Aerospace Industries Association to facilitate a two-day summit that brought together industry, government and academic stakeholders to discuss the future of aerospace and defense workforce. The event took place at a Harris facility in Palm Bay, Florida, and sought to promote science, technology, engineering and math education strategies meant to …

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Eric Fanning to Become Aerospace Industries Association President, CEO

Eric Fanning, formerly secretary of the U.S. Army, will succeed Dave Melcher as president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association beginning Jan. 1. “Eric will strengthen AIA’s position as the voice of the aerospace and defense industry, bringing continued attention and advocacy to key issues affecting civil aviation, space …

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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Cheryle Jackson to Lead AAR’s African Operations; David Storch Comments

Cheryle Jackson, vice president of government affairs and corporate development at AAR, has been named president of the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aerospace and defense contractor’s business unit in Africa. AAR said Tuesday she will be responsible for helping grow the company’s aviation maintenance and supply chain operations across the African continent. Jackson and her team …

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