Sargent Names Kevin Connelly as VP, Aftermarket Services

He's responsible for leading all elements of Sargent’s aftermarket services business, including original equipment and third-party maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).


Tucson, Arizona, September 22, 2010 – Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a leading supplier of precision engineered components and aftermarket services, and an operating company within Dover Corporation’s (NYSE: DOV) Industrial Products Segment, announced today that it has appointed Kevin Connelly to fill the new position of vice president, aftermarket services.

In this role, Connelly will be responsible for leading all elements of Sargent’s aftermarket services business, including original equipment and third-party maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) work in Miami, Florida; Tucson, Arizona; Franklin, Indiana; and Torrance, California.

“Kevin Connelly brings a unique combination of aviation aftermarket experience to Sargent and his appointment as vice president serves as the latest tangible demonstration of our commitment to this vital market segment,” said Scott Still, president, Sargent Aerospace & Defense. “Kevin and his team will fully leverage our OEM and third-party capabilities and modern facilities to provide industry-leading repair, rotable, inventory and asset management solutions.”

About Sargent. Founded in 1920, Sargent Aerospace & Defense is a premier global supplier of precision-engineered customized components as well as flight-critical aftermarket aviation services. Leveraging 90 years of expertise, Sargent directly contributes to the safe operation of countless commercial and military aircraft and rotorcraft, submarines and land-based vehicles. Sargent’s continuing investment in people, assets, technology and process quality ensures excellence and is integral to the company’s commitment to customers and their end-users. For more information, visit www.sargentaerospace.com

About Dover Corporation. Dover Corporation is a global portfolio of manufacturing companies providing innovative components and equipment, specialty systems and support services for a variety of applications in the industrial products, engineered systems, fluid management and electronic technologies markets. For more information, please visit www.dovercorporation.com

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