AIA elects Gentile as board chair

By John Liang / November 23, 2022 at 9:48 AM

The Aerospace Industries Association announced this week it has elected Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Tom Gentile to serve as the organization's chairman of the board of governors for 2023.

Gentile succeeds Mike Petters, HII's vice chairman of the board of directors and former president and CEO, according to AIA.

Boeing Defense, Space & Security chief Ted Colbert will serve as AIA's vice chairman, according to the announcement.

Additionally, Eric Fanning has been reelected as AIA president and CEO.