Boeing industry veteran to lead Boeing AvionX

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has named Brendan Curran as president of Boeing AvionX, an organization formed last year to pursue the development and production of avionics and electronics systems, the company said.

Curran, who has more than 20 years of aerospace industry leadership, joins Boeing from Crane Co., where he served as president of the Aerospace & Electronics Group.

In this newly-created position, Curran will work across Boeing´s commercial, defense and services businesses to further mature the company´s aftermarket strategy. He will help advance overall capabilities of the Boeing AvionX organization to provide greater value to customers while driving long-term services growth.

Curran will be based in Plano, Texas, home to Boeing Global Services headquarters.