Rolls-Royce Names Gill Vice President - Human Resources
CHANTILLY, Va., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolls-Royce today announced the appointment of John W. Gill as Vice President - Human Resources, Rolls-Royce North America Inc., effective July 2nd, 2001. As Vice President - Human Resources, Gill will join the senior management team and work to align Rolls-Royce North American based activities to achieve corporate objectives. He will also lead the human resources functions and establish human resources policies across more than 65 business sites in North America. In this position, Gill will report directly to James M. Guyette, President and CEO, Rolls-Royce North America Inc., and also be accountable to John Rivers, Director - Human Resources, Rolls-Royce plc. He will be based in the company's headquarters in Chantilly, VA. Gill joins Rolls-Royce with over two decades of human resources experience. He has held a number of increasingly senior positions within the aircraft manufacturing industry, his most recent being Business Area Vice President, People and Organization Services, Aeronautics for the Lockheed Martin Corporation. John was awarded a Master of Business Administration in 1984 by Florida Technical University and graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1975. He is married with two teenage children. Rolls-Royce plc is a global company providing power on land, sea and air. The company has established leading positions in civil aerospace, defence, marine and energy markets. Its core gas turbine technology has created one of the broadest product ranges of aero engines in the world, with 55,000 engines in service in over 150 countries. Customers include more than 500 airlines, 2,400 corporate and utility operators and 160 armed forces, using both fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Rolls-Royce is the global leader in marine power systems with a broad product range and full systems integration capability. Over 2,000 marine customers and more than 30 navies use Rolls-Royce propulsion. The company is investing in new products and capabilities for energy markets which include the oil and gas industry and power generation. It also develops its own power projects through Rolls-Royce Power Ventures Ltd. Rolls-Royce employs over 8,500 people at more than 65 locations throughout North America. Rolls-Royce pioneered gas turbine technology for aerospace, power generation and marine propulsion and is involved in the major future programmes in these fields. These include the Trent aero and industrial engines, the Eurofighter Typhoon and Joint Strike Fighter combat engines, the WR21 marine engine and leading edge water jet propulsion systems. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X30112715RELATED LINKS
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