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Esterline announces executive appointments

James PalmerJan. 14, 2010, Montreal – Greg Yeldon, President of Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC), has made the following executive appointments which came into effect on January 4, 2010.


January 14, 2010
Melissa Damota

Jan. 14, 2010, Montreal – Greg Yeldon, president of Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC), has made the following
executive appointments which came into effect on Jan. 4, 2010.



“We are
implementing a new organizational structure to address the market environment,
leverage our expertise in cockpit systems integration and avionics, and
continue to grow the company effectively,” said Yeldon.

Patrick Champagne  
Patrick Champagne


 
James Palmer  
James Palmer

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Jean-Michel Comtois  
Jean-Michel Comtois


 

Patrick Champagne has been
appointed vice-president, Cockpits and Systems Integration, a new business unit
that has been created to build on the company’s cockpit systems expertise and
define the next generation of cockpit systems requirements, across military and
commercial markets. Mr. Champagne previously held the position of vice-president, Engineering, at CMC.

James Palmer has been
appointed Vice President, Aviation Products, a new business unit that has been
established to leverage CMC’s capabilities and develop new and next-generation
aviation products for both commercial and military applications. Mr. Palmer
will continue to be responsible for Commercial Services and Customer Support.

Jean-Michel Comtois has
been appointed vice-president of Marketing and Sales, a single, integrated
organization that is focused on effectively growing the company’s commercial
and military aviation business. Mr. Comtois previously held the position of Vice President, Military
Aviation, at CMC.

Esterline CMC Electronics (www.cmcelectronics.ca) designs and
produces leading technology electronics products for the aviation and global
positioning markets.  CMC’s focus
is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions
to its customers worldwide.  Its
principal locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago,
Illinois.  CMC is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Esterline Corporation, a specialized
aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.  Esterline employs over 10,000 people
worldwide.