Issue: 02-2022


Air Marshal Sreekumar Prabhakaran took over as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Delhi-based Western Air Command on March 1, 2022 from Air Marshal Amit Dev who superannuated after over 39 years of distinguished service in the IAF.

Air Marshal K. Anantharaman assumed the appointment of Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA) at Air Headquarters, New Delhi on February 1, 2022.


Raytheon Technologies Corporation has announced the following appointments effective March 1, 2022:

  • Christopher T. Calio as Chief Operating Officer.
  • Shane G. Eddy to succeed Calio as President of its Pratt & Whitney Business Unit.


On February 1, 2022, Lockheed Martin announced the appointment of Jesus “Jay” Malave as the company’s next Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.


Lars Wagner, the Chief Operating Officer of MTU has been given a seat on the Governing Board of the Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking with effect from January 27, 2022.


Boeing has announced the appointment of Alain Garcia as the Vice President of Business Development for its Defence and Services Business in India, effective immediately.


On January 24, 2022, Bombardier announced strategic changes to its international sales leadership team as under:

  • Emmanuel Bornand will take on the role of Vice President, Sales, Europe, Russia, CIS, Middle East and Africa.
  • Stéphane Leroy will take over responsibility for sales in Asia Pacific and China in addition to his current role of Vice President, Sales, Specialised Aircraft.
  • Michael Anckner will be responsible for sales in Latin America in addition to his current responsibilities of fleet and corporate sales in his new role as Vice President, Sales, US Corporate Fleets, Specialised Aircraft & Latin America.


Appointments to the AFI KLM E&M Executive Committee effective January 1, 2022 are as under:

  • Bruno Tricoire and Nicolas Bertrand joined the Group Engineering & Maintenance Executive Committee as SVP Components and SVP Industrial Affairs & Projects respectively.
  • Former SVP Components Benjamin Moreau has been named as the new SVP Strategy & Business Development – a role he takes over from Johann Panier, who leaves to take the lead of the Air France Fleet as SVP Fleet Management.