BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2018--
Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) today announced that William Kircher will join
the company as Executive Vice President of its Product Support business
unit. Kircher replaces Mike Abram who will retire at the end of the
calendar year. Kircher brings more than 20 years of executive experience
with demonstrated achievement in leading multinational businesses in the
aerospace repair and services market.
In his new role, Kircher will lead the more than 1,000 Product Support
employees who work in the business unit’s four operating companies
across nine sites and at customer-based field operations. Triumph
Product Support had an annual revenue of $282 million in fiscal year
2018 and is a leading provider of lifecycle solutions for commercial,
regional and military aircraft for OEMs and operators.
“We are excited to have Bill join the Triumph team and lead our Product
Support business,” said Triumph Group President and CEO, Dan Crowley.
“His experience in both airframe and engine aftermarket support,
business acumen, and customer focus make Bill ideally suited to support
our growing base of MRO customers.”
Kircher joins Triumph Group from MB Aerospace, a Blackstone portfolio
company, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that he
served as Chief Executive Officer of VAS Aero Services, and spent 16
years with United Technologies in various leadership positions with the
aftermarket arm of the company’s aerospace businesses, Pratt & Whitney
and UTC Aerospace Systems.
Along with the change at the helm, the Triumph Product Support
headquarters will move from Hot Springs, Arkansas to the greater Dallas
region, bringing the business unit’s leadership team to a larger
aerospace market where they will be in close proximity to OEM and
airline customers as well as MRO partners. Mike Abram will remain with
the company to assist with the transition of leadership and headquarters
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., designs, engineers,
manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures,
aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems. The company
serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including
original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and
military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and
regional airlines and air cargo carriers.
More information about Triumph can be found on the company’s website at http://www.triumphgroup.com.
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