In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the American Red Cross has promoted David Meltzer to general counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Since 2005, Meltzer has served as head of the organization’s International Services Department; he will continue to lead the department in addition to his new position. Prior to joining the Red Cross, Meltzer was general counsel and executive vice president for regulatory affairs of satellite communications company Intelsat Ltd.
Spirit AeroSystems Inc. appointed Jon Lammers senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Lammers previously spent 15 years at Cargill Inc., where he served as the company’s Asia Pacific general counsel and, most recently, its deputy North American general counsel.