Collins Aerospace CEO to chair Aerospace Industries Association

12 December 2019

Kelly Ortberg, CEO of Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corp (UTC), has been named the 2020 chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association’s (AIA) board of governors.

Kathy Warden, Northrop Grumman’s chairman, CEO, and president, will serve as AIA’s vice-chairman next year, the US advocacy group said on 11 December.

Eric Fanning, AIA’s president and CEO, and Ginette Colot, the group’s secretary-treasurer, will continue in those roles for another year.

AIA is led by the board, which meets twice a year, and an executive committee that meets more frequently. The executive committee in 2020 will include Ortberg, Warden, Fanning, Colot, and additional members from major aerospace companies.

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