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Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation 

John L. Petersen has been elected chairman of the Anoka, Minn.-based Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation, succeeding Larry E. Williams, who has completed his three-year term. Petersen is founder and CEO of The Arlington Institute.

U.S. Transportation Security Administration 

Douglas Hofsass has been appointed assistant administrator for the Office of Risk Based Security of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration in Washington. He was associate administrator.

Excalibur Almaz 

Dennis K. Diemoz has been named president of Douglas, Isle of Man-based Excalibur Almaz's U.S. operation. He was VP and general counsel of the United Space Alliance and has been company counsel at Lockheed Martin Space Operations.

South African Airways 

Liam Quinn has been appointed business development manager at Johannesburg-based South African Airways. Also joining the airline are: Jon Danks, head of U.K. marketing and communications; Stephen Gerrard, commercial manager; Matt Parr, leisure sales manager; Philip Ariss, corporate sales manager; and Kerry Farmer, online sales manager.

Northrop Grumman Corp. 

James Culmo (see photos) has been appointed VP of Northrop Grumman Corp.'s newly formed High-Altitude, Long-Endurance Enterprise, based in Redondo Beach, Calif. He has been VP and deputy general manager for the Military Aircraft Systems business. Kathryn G. Simpson has been named VP and deputy general counsel. She was VP-legal, corporate transactions and governance at the Raytheon Co. James W. Stephenson on Dec. 1 will become VP, associate general counsel and sector counsel for the Electronic Systems Sector, succeeding Dennis Cameron, who plans to retire.

Dekra 

Michael Iuro has joined Schaumberg, Ill.-based Dekra's Safety Consulting Engineers Div. as business operations manager. He was VP of architecture and property development company Iuro & Associates Corp.

Space Foundation 

Charles P. Zimkas has been promoted to president from chief operating officer at the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation.

GetThere 

Guy Snelgar (see photo) has been promoted to managing director from business development manager of Southlake, Texas-based GetThere's business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

FastJet 

Rob Bishton has been named operations director of London Gatwick Airport-based FastJet. He was head of flight operations at EasyJet. Kyle Haywood, former CEO of Air Uganda, is the new general manager for Africa, and Harun Cordan has been named chief pilot and head of flight operations. He was a chief instructor at Ryanair.

Board of Airline Representatives 

Dale Keller (see photo) has been named CEO of the London-based Board of Airline Representatives. He has held management roles with Air Mauritius and Air Malta, and was a BAR U.K. board member.

Honors And Elections

Qinetiq North America 

Scott Kaine has become president of McLean, Va.-based Qinetiq North America's Cyveillance subsidiary. He was senior VP of CA Inc.

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services 

Chris McDowell has become VP-sales and marketing at Richmond, British Columbia-based Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services. He was VP-sales and business development at Heli-One.

Honeywell Sensing and Control 

Remi Volpe (see photo) has joined Minneapolis-based Honeywell Sensing and Control as VP-general manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. He was the area's marketing director for buildings and CentraLine business leader for Honeywell's Environmental & Combustion Controls business.

Nobles Worldwide 

USN Vice Adm. (ret.) John Morgan has been named chairman and CEO of Washington-based Nobles Worldwide. Morgan commanded the USS Enterprise carrier battle group, among his assignments during a 30-year naval career.

U.S. Commerce Department 

Brandon Fried, executive director of the Washington-based Airforwarders Association, has been named to the U.S. Commerce Department's Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.

 
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