GTE names Grant as new chairman

Gas Turbine Efficiency, an energy and aviation products and services company, has appointed John Grant as the company's non-executive chairman. Grant brings a strong executive management profile to GTE, following his work in the engineering and automotive industries in the U.S. and the U.K. Prior to joining GTE, he served as chairman of Torotrak plc and as non-executive director of Pace plc, Melrose plc and MHP SA, which are all listed on the London Stock Exchange. Grant's career started at Ford Motor Co. in 1967, where he progressed through the ranks to achieve executive management positions in Europe and the U.S., until his departure in 1992.