New President of Gulfstream; Bill Boisture Retires
General Dynamics recently announced the
appointment of Bryan T. Moss (right) as president
of Gulfstream Aerospace, reporting to Nicholas D. Chabraja, General
Dynamics chairman and CEO. Moss had been vice chairman of
Gulfstream since 1995. He succeeds W.W. Boisture, Jr. who has
announced his retirement from General Dynamics and Gulfstream.
"Bill Boisture has played a major role in the success and growth
of Gulfstream for almost 10 years," said Chabraja. "He had the
vision to expand Gulfstream's product line, positioning it to
capture additional market share. Bill also led a significant
re-engineering effort at Gulfstream, making it more efficient and
competitive. We accept his decision with regret, but wish him
Boisture said, "Gulfstream could have no better parent for
the long term than General Dynamics. It has been my privilege to
work with the best team in business aviation, and I know Gulfstream
will continue its leadership of the industry."
"Bryan Moss has the experience and judgment to lead Gulfstream
through the challenging times ahead," Chabraja said. "He has been
an important member of Gulfstream's leadership team, with deep
understanding of all aspects of business aviation. I have great
confidence that Bryan will make sure Gulfstream continues to
deliver solid earnings, and to outperform its competition."
Before he joined Gulfstream in 1995 as vice
chairman, Moss had been president of the Business Aircraft Division
of Bombardier Aerospace Group since 1992. He had joined Canadair in
1979 in sales; he became vice president - sales in 1984, and
executive vice president of sales in 1986, the year Canadair became
part of Bombardier. The following year, he was named president of
Canadair Challenger. Moss began his aerospace career at Lockheed -
He is a member of the Flight Safety Foundation Board of
Governors, the Council on Foreign Relations Mid-East Peace Process
International Advisory Board, the U.S.-Japan Business Council, the
U.S.-China Business Council, the U.S.-Hong Kong Business Council,
and the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council.
Moss is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology.