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Chi Cheng has joined AMW Cuyuna Engines DBA 2 stroke International as chief engineer in Beaufort, S.C. Cheng has worked at Polaris, Caterpillar and General Motors as senior project engineer.

J.B. Davey was also designated corporate secretary and promoted to vice president at AMW Cuyuna Engines DBA 2 Stroke International. Davey has worked 35 years in managing factories and systems. He was previously the general manager of the aircraft manufacturing and development factory in Eastman, Georgia.

GenCorp has announced that J. Robert Anderson has been appointed director of the board. Mr. Anderson previously was vice chairman, chief financial officer and member of the board of directors of the Grumman Corporation.

The Hughes Associates, located in Orange County, Calif., has named Richard H. "Bob" Vezis senior engineer and director of the southern California office. Vezis formally was a fire safety engineer with the Orange County Fire Authority.

The Kaman Corporation, a leading manufacturer of safe, arm and fuzing devices for missiles, based in Bloomfield, Conn. has announced the appointment of Joseph H. Lubenstein as president of its Kaman Aerospace Corporation Division. Lubenstein comes from the Pratt & Whitney division of United Technologies Corporation, where he worked in such divisions as engineering, manufacturing, large commercial engines and aftermarket.

Ginney Hartman has been elected to account executive for BTC Electronic Components, a value-added distributor specializing in commercial and military components and interconnect products. Hartman has more than 21 years experience in the electronics industry and will manage strategic commercial accounts with BTC.

Thales International North America has appointed Lawrence J. Cavaiola as president and chairman and CEO of Thales, Inc. Cavaiola will represent the Thales Group in the United States and Canada. Before raking the position at Thales, Cavaiola held senior positions in both industry and government in the United States. He was...

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