Esterline CMC Electronics Welcomes Claude Chidiac As Vice-President of Customer Support and Strategic Development
(Montreal, Canada…May 26, 2011) Mr. Claude Chidiac will join Esterline CMC Electronics on June 15, 2011, in the position of vice-president, customer support and strategic development.
Most recently, Mr. Chidiac was vice-president, business development, business aviation, at StandardAero, based in Arizona. Previously, he was managing director of Grob Aerospace USA. Mr. Chidiac has held various positions of ever increasing responsibility at Bombardier over the past two decades in program and product line management, strategy and planning.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He holds a degree in engineering as well as an MBA from McGill University.
Greg Yeldon, president, Esterline CMC Electronics, stated, “Mr. Chidiac has over 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry where he has achieved an impressive record of accomplishments. His leadership skills will contribute to the company’s growth and to the definition and implementation of our strategic objectives.ÃƒÂ¢”
Esterline CMC Electronics (www.cmcelectronics.ca) has achieved an international reputation for innovation and excellence in the design and manufacture of electronics products for the aviation market. CMC’s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide. Its principal locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago, Illinois. CMC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com), a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Esterline employs over 9,000 people worldwide.