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FOUR EXECUTIVES NAMED TO KEY McDONNELL DOUGLAS POSTS

 FOUR EXECUTIVES NAMED TO KEY McDONNELL DOUGLAS POSTS
 PHOENIX, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonnell Douglas Helicopter


Co. has named four executives to key management positions.
 Andrew Logan, 49, has been named vice president of the commercial programs division. Al Winn, 45, succeeds Logan as vice president of engineering.
 Both Logan and Winn report to President Dean Borgman.
 Evan Sampatacos, 47, has been selected as director of engineering for commercial programs and Charles Hughes, 45, was named director of engineering for military programs.
 Both Sampatacos and Hughes report to Winn.
 The restructuring of assignments brings together the commercial and military helicopter engineering groups under their respective umbrellas. The consolidation is expected to provide consistent management for related engineering activities.
 Logan, who joined McDonnell Douglas in 1974, will be responsible for program management for the MD 500 Series and new MD Explorer helicopters.
 Logan has directed several McDonnell Douglas research and development programs, including the NOTAR (tm) anti-torque system, used on both the MD 520N and MD Explorer helicopters.
 Prior to joining McDonnell Douglas, Logan worked as an aerodynamicist for Sikorsky Aircraft.
 Logan received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Carnegie Institute of Technology and a master's degree in aeronautical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
 He is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program and the Defense Systems Management College.
 Winn was previously manager of product definition engineering for the AH-64A Apache program and worked most recently as director of engineering for the AH-64D Longbow program. He joined McDonnell Douglas in 1984.
 He received a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from Cal State Poly-San Luis Obispo and a master's degree in the same field from the University of Southern California.
 Sampatacos was director of engineering for the Light Helicopter program and for the MD Explorer program. Before joining McDonnell Douglas in 1977, he worked as an aerodynamicist for Sikorsky Aircraft and as a senior engineer for Martin Marietta.
 Sampatacos holds a bachelor's degree in aeronautics and mechanical sciences from Princeton University and a master's degree in aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
 Hughes was director of product definition for the MD Explorer program and most recently for the AH-64A Apache program.
 Hughes has served in several management positions at McDonnell Douglas. He also has directed several research programs, including the Helicopter Advanced Rotor Program. This rotor system was refined for use on the MD Explorer.
 Prior to joining McDonnell Douglas in 1980, Hughes worked for Bell Helicopter Textron.
 He received a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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