Lockheed Martin has announced that former RAAF Chief of Joint Capabilities, Air Marshal (Retd) Warren McDonald has been appointed Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand.

Thomas Global Systems announced yesterday that Andrew Hutchinson has been appointed Managing Director of its Australian defence business unit.

NIOA has officially opened its new $11 million Brisbane office tower.

Cobham Aviation Services has launched its ‘Reflect’ Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), an important step to formalise its reconciliation journey.

Global property services firm JLL has appointed industry expert Geoff Camp as the new Defence Lead for Australia.

Christian Venzal has been appointed Managing Director of Airbus Helicopters in Australia and New Zealand, with effect 1 November.

Thales Australia will invest $6.5 million in the first phase of an industrial plan to transform its Lithgow Arms facility.

International engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon has appointed new leaders for its Defence and Advisory practices.

Australian cyber technology company Penten has announced the appointment of Dr Marcus Thompson as the new Chair of the Penten Board of Directors.

Penten has taken out two category award wins in the ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards: Emerging Exporter of the Year and Exporter of Government Solutions.

Rear Admiral Phil Spedding and Rear Admiral Mark Purcell have joined A&P Australia.

BAE Systems Australia has announced that Adam Watson has been appointed Director of the company’s technical innovation and sovereign capability growth centre, Red Ochre Labs.

Innovaero have been awarded certification to AS9100 International Quality Management Systems standard for Aviation, Space, and Defence organisations.

Shoal Group has announced that aerospace and defence professional Claire Knight has joined the Shoal team to lead Shoal’s Defence and Space business.

Frazer-Nash Consultancy has appointed Senior Engineer Dr Simon Inverarity to the firm’s Canberra office.

Australia-based EWS Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Stuart Jackson as their Managing Director.