Names James M. Guyette to Board of Directors
today announced the appointment of James M. Guyette to
its Board of Directors. This appointment is effective immediately.
Mr. Guyette is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of
Rolls-Royce North America Inc. In this role, he oversees all Rolls-Royce companies and business units
in North America, encompassing over 8,000 employees at more than 70
locations throughout the US and Canada. In 2002, Rolls-Royce North
America sales exceeded $2.8 billion. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Mr.
Guyette was Executive Vice President - Marketing and Planning for
United Airlines. He also held a number of other senior roles in his
nearly 30 years with the carrier.
Mr. Guyette serves on the boards of Rolls-Royce plc, Pembroke
Group, International Aero Engines and PrivateBancorp Inc. He is
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Wings Club, a member of the
Board of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association and was a
founding member, and is currently Treasurer, of the Aviation Safety
“Jim Guyette has a long and successful track record managing and
servicing the airline industry,” said Chairman Richard
S. Braddock. “His knowledge of and experience in global and financial
markets will be valuable to We are excited to add Jim
to our Board and look forward to working with him”