Abu Dhabi, UAE – The Flight Safety Foundation announced today that Ken Hylander, former Delta Air Lines executive, has been named the new chairman of the Board of Governors. Mr. Hylander has been serving as the Chair-Elect since his election to that position in November of 2013. David McMillan, the outgoing Chairman, introduced Mr. Hylander to the attendees of the 67th annual International Air Safety Summit as the new Chairman of the Board.
“It is an honor to be elected to be the Chairman of the Board by the distinguished members,” stated Mr. Hylander. “With its 67 year history, the Flight Safety Foundation is tremendously important for aviation safety. I look forward to taking on this challenge and privilege as chairman.”
“I’m confident that Ken will work well with the executives, the Board and the staff of the Foundation to lead it very ably into the future,” said Mr. McMillan, who will become the Immediate Past Chair on the Board. “This has been a great experience to serve as Chair of this important organization.”
Flight Safety Foundation (www.flightsafety.org) is an independent, non-profit, international organization engaged in research, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to be the leading voice of safety for the global aerospace community.
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