Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) September 28, 2007
Supplier Excellence Alliance (SEA) Board Chairman, Michael G. Beason, announced the election of Hal J. Martin, Vice President Supply Chain Management & Operations Excellence for DRS Technologies to the SEA Board of Directors.
DRS Technologies, located in Bethesda, Maryland, is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, the Company develops, manufactures and supports a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security
Mr. Martin is a 25-year supply chain and operations professional. He has held executive positions in the aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics and building materials industries. Prior to joining DRS, Mr. Martin was Vice President of European and Asian Operations for Formica Corporation. He has also held executive global roles as Vice President Supply Chain and Operations for Honeywell Aerospace, Director of Materials Management at General Motors Corporation, Director of Operations and Supply Chain for Black & Decker Corporation, and Director of Operations and Supply Chain for Timex Corporation.
Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Baltimore. He has served on several economic boards for manufacturing excellence and globalization throughout his career.
SEA is a non-profit alliance of leading industry prime and tier-one contractors and sub-tier production suppliers. SEA is transforming the U.S. supply chain by improving supplier performance, and expanding capabilities and collaboration to produce breakthrough, integrated supply chain solutions.
SEA member companies represented on its board of directors include BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman Company, United Technologies, Parker Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Cessna Aircraft Company, Honeywell, Hitco Carbon Composites, Firth Rixson, Dresser-Rand, Roberts Tool Company, Cristek Interconnects, Photo Etch Company, Bodycote Thermal Processing, and DRS Technologies.
SEA partners and alliances include Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), California Council for Excellence, California Employment Training Panel, California Space Authority, UAW-Labor Employment and Training Corporation, CONNSTEP, Inc., Alliance for Manufacturing & Technology (AM&T), ASG Renaissance, and Net-Inspect.
To learn more about SEA, visit the SEA website at http://www.seaonline.org.
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