Embraer appointed David Balloff VP-external relations for the US. His primary role on behalf of the Brazilian manufacturer will be to serve as a liaison to the US Congress, Dept. of Transportation, FAA, National Transportation Safety Board and various industry groups located in Washington. Balloff previously served with FAA and NTSB and as an adviser to Rep. Jimmy Duncan (R-Tenn.) when he was chair of the House Aviation subcommittee.

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