US-based component OEM and MRO Spirit AeroSystems has made changes to its leadership team as a part of its restructure.
Duane Hawkins has been named SVP and general manager of Boeing, business and regional jet programmes, and will continue to oversee the firm’s defence division.
Meanwhile Ron Rabe takes over Hawkin's previous role as SVP of operations.
Rabe joins the company from Eaton where he was VP of global manufacturing and supply chain, vehicle group.
In addition John Pilla has been named SVP of engineering and chief technology officer, and Michelle Lohmeier takes over as SVP and general manager of Airbus programmes.