Advent Aerospace Adds Senior VPs to Management Team; Names New Division Leadership
Rye, New Hampshire, September 8, 2014… Advent Aerospace, Inc. has created two new senior management positions and appointed new leaders for its Jormac Aerospace and Cabin Innovations divisions to reinforce its steadily increasing company-wide growth.
Harvey Ticlo was named senior vice president for corporate strategy, business development and integration. Ticlo was formerly president of the company’s Cabin Innovations division, located in Lewisville, Texas. Steve Jourdenais was named senior vice president for the Interiors Group, consisting of the Cabin Innovations and Jormac Aerospace divisions, and will be responsible for operations at both. Jourdenais was previously president of Jormac Aerospace, located in Largo, Florida.
Both Ticlo and Jourdenais will join Peter Hokanson, chief financial officer, as members of the executive team reporting to Advent Aerospace managing director Ken Goldsmith. The Ticlo and Jourdenais appointments took effect August 11, 2014.
Also on August 11, Shawn Bucher joined Advent Aerospace as vice president and general manager of Cabin Innovations, succeeding Harvey Ticlo. Bucher was formerly the vice president of engineering at B/E Aerospace in Tucson, AZ. He will report to Steve Jourdenais.
On September 1, Frank Nelson was promoted to vice president and general manager of Jormac Aerospace, succeeding and reporting to Steve Jourdenais. Nelson was vice president-program management at Jormac for the previous six years. Colt Mehler, vice president-project engineering, will succeed Nelson as vice president-program management.
“These appointments are reflective of our desire to grow technology, innovation and product development at Advent Aerospace overall, while leveraging synergies between our interior divisions,” said Goldsmith. “These experienced executives are each exceptionally well-suited to their new and expanded roles.”
Advent Aerospace, Inc. provides engineered products and services to aircraft OEMs, major subcontractors, modification centers and aircraft owners and operators in the corporate, commercial, and government aviation markets. Through divisions located in Florida, Texas and Oklahoma, the company designs, engineers, analyzes, manufactures, tests, certifies and supports proprietary components and systems for aircraft, including specialized interior products for Boeing and Airbus VIP aircraft and anti-skid braking systems for light turbine aircraft.