From NATO: During their conference in Lisbon, the 28 NATO Chiefs of Defence (CHODS) selected, “Lieutenant General Jürgen Bornemann (Germany) as the new Director of the International Military Staff, which is the executive agency of the Military Committee. The IMS provides staff support to the Military Committee and is responsible for the preparation of assessments, studies and other papers on NATO military matters. Summer 2010, Bornemann will take over the position currently held by Lieutenant General P.J.M. Godderij (Netherlands).”

Background for Lt. Gen. Bornemann. (photo: NATO)