General Electric appointed David Joyce, 51, as president and CEO of GE Aviation yesterday succeeding Scott Donnelly, who was named COO of Textron. Joyce has been VP-commercial engines since 2003 and is a 21-year veteran of GE's engine business. He is the first insider chosen to run the unit since the late Brian Rowe, who retired in 1993. "David is one of the best aviation minds in the world," GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt said in a statement. "He knows the technology, he knows the people ...

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