FRANKFURT — Berhard Gerwert is expected to be named as the CEO of EADS’ new joint defense and space unit. Industry sources tell Aviation Week that the current CEO of EADS defense division Cassidian will run the joint entity. The future of Astrium’s current CEO, Francois Auque, is unclear. The EADS board of directors is scheduled to meet on July 30 to approve sweeping changes to the group: EADS is to be renamed Airbus Group and the number of divisions will be reduced from four to three. ...


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