Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Airbus hires customs manager

MOBILE, Ala. -- Airbus Americas named Christopher “Kit” Johnson customs manager for the A320 final assembly line at Brookley Aerolex. He's the second hire for the $600 million plant. Johnson served most recently as foreign trade zone and customs group manager for John S. James Co. at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. in Vance, Ala. He'll be responsible for securing and improving the Toulouse, France-based company's customs activities in the United States. (Source:, 05/22/13)