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David P. Hess, president of Pratt & Whitney, is the 2012 chairman of the AIA Board of Governors. Hess became president of Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. on Jan. 1, 2009, and is responsible for the company’s global operations in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. AIA’s 2012 vice chairman is Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation. To see a full list of the 2012 AIA Board of Governors, please read the associated press release.