The Aerospace Industries Association Board of Governors has elected Michael T. Strianese, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of L-3 Communications, as its Chairman for 2014. Strianese will begin his term Jan. 1, succeeding Wes Bush, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation. David L. Joyce, President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Aviation, was elected AIA’s Vice Chairman.
Rick Barnard, one of the founders of Defense News, Space News and Civil Aviation News, and the founding editor of Defense News, has been selected to receive the 2013 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aerospace communications.
Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey commending the Budget Conference Committee on its hard work and urging passage of both the budget deal and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014.