(PRWEB) July 29, 2014
Bartz joined AGC AeroComposites on July 28 to lead the US operations, which consist of three sites in Monterey, Calif., Seattle, Wash. and Hayden, Idaho. The company also has a strong presence in the U.K. with facilities in Yeovil, Portland and Derby. Bartz’s will drive the company’s strategic growth plan, which centers on increasing customer satisfaction through delivery, quality and process improvement while strengthening performance and integration throughout the global organization.
Bartz brings nearly 30 years of executive leadership experience in the aerospace industry after a successful career with Boeing and Spirit Aerosystems. In his former capacity as Vice President of Fuselage Assembly he was responsible for the production of all metal and composite fuselages for Boeing resulting in $2.6 billion in annual sales. Prior to this, Bartz was Vice President of Global Manufacturing and led Spirits’ global manufacturing strategy.
“We are thrilled Dave is joining our team,” said Rick Armstrong, President & CEO of AGC AeroComposites. “His proven experience in building successful operations will help us to deliver quality products which will solidify our reputation as a trusted lifecycle partner to key customers.”
“It is an honor to join AGC AeroComposites as they continue to position themselves as an industry leader in composite and metallic aerostructures and components,” said David Bartz. “I look forward to contributing to the AGC vision and enhancing strategic customer relationships.”
Bartz holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Montana State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Wichita State University.
About AGC AeroComposites
AGC AeroComposites provides the aerospace & defense industry with composite and metallic aerostructures and components that meet demanding and complex requirements. The company’s growing global footprint is currently comprised of six strategic sites providing local and immediate support to customers. AGC AeroComposites is a trusted lifecycle partner providing integrated solutions from early stage design, rate production, to full-term sustainment. AGC AeroComposites has sites in Monterey, Calif., Seattle, Wash. and Hayden, Idaho in the U.S. and in the U.K. in Yeovil, Portland and Derby. AGC AeroComposites is an AGC Aerospace & Defense Company.
About AGC Aerospace & Defense
About AGC Aerospace & Defense AGC Aerospace & Defense, the unifying brand of private equity group Acorn Growth Companies, is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services supporting commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio range from financing, engineering, and integration services to manufacturing, logistics, and aircraft modifications. AGC Aerospace & Defense is organized into four operating groups: AeroComposites, Finance, Integrated Defense, and Services.