People briefs -- HPC, September 2009

Ron Taibl has been appointed executive VP of Compsys Inc. (Melbourne, Fla.

Ron Taibl has been appointed executive VP of Compsys Inc. (Melbourne, Fla.). Taibl previously worked with Brunswick Boat Group’s strategic sourcing group/supplier development team as well as Hexcel and Allied Signal … Park Electrochemical Corp. (Melville, N.Y.) announced on Aug. 5 the appointment of Anand Kathula as VP of engineering of its Park Aircraft Technologies Corp. aircraft composite materials and technologies subsidiary in Newton, Kan. In this new position, Kathula will be responsible for all the engineering aspects of aircraft-related activities and product lines. Kathula previously was technical director of structural testing and materials at Epic Aircraft LLC in Bend, Ore., and lead engineer for composites and adhesives at Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Corp. … Growth Management and Constructive Changes  LLC (GMC2, Laguna Niguel, Calif.) announced that Edward G. Carson, has assumed the duties of CEO. Carson joins GMC2 after a 32-year career at The Boeing Co. and four years with HITCO Carbon Composites.