WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration was named chief executive of the Aerospace Industries Association on Tuesday, the top lobbying group for aerospace manufacturers.
Marion Blakey’s five-year term at FAA ends on Sept. 13. She will remain with the agency until that time, a spokeswoman said.
Blakey will succeed John Douglass, who has led the trade organization since 1998.
Blakey’s successor at FAA has not been named.