LYNNWOOD, Wash. – March 03, 2010 – Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), has announced the promotion of Brian Barrett as Vice President, Aftermarket Services for the Aerospace Group. In this role, Barrett is responsible for leading efforts to improve customer service levels and for strategically growing Crane’s worldwide spares and Repair and Overhaul (R&O) business. He is also responsible for the Aerospace Group’s global product support organization. Barrett is located in Burbank, California.
Prior to being appointed Vice President, Aftermarket Services, Barrett held the position of Director of Repair and Overhaul Services for Crane Aerospace & Electronics. Before joining Crane, he spent nine years with the Triumph Group, most recently in the role of Division President for the Valencia, California site of Triumph Actuation Systems. In this role, Barrett was also responsible for the FAA repair station. Prior to working with Triumph, Barrett was the Director of Aftermarket Services Business Development for Curtiss Wright Flight Controls and before that he served as the Director of Aftermarket for Menasco Landing Gear Overhaul Division. Barrett holds an FAA private pilot’s license and senior parachute rigger’s license.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a major supplier of systems and components for critical aerospace and defense applications. Product and service offerings are organized in solution sets, and include Landing System Solutions, Sensing and Utility Solutions, Fluid Management Solutions, Power Solutions, Microwave Systems Solutions, Microelectronics Solutions and Cabin Solutions. Products are manufactured under the brand names ELDEC, Hydro-Aire, Interpoint, Lear Romec, Merrimac Industries, P.L. Porter, and Signal Technology. For more information on Crane Aerospace & Electronics, visit www.craneae.com.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a segment of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CR). For more information on Crane Co. visit www.craneco.com.
Barrett holds an FAA private pilot's license and senior parachute rigger's license.
Tracy Simpson Appointed Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Development for Crane Aerospace & Electronics
Simpson will be responsible for leading the Aerospace Group efforts to drive improvements and develop strategy for the supply chain.
Patrice Herbay will be responsible for developing business and relationships with Crane customers in France and Spain including Airbus and other major European OEM, airline and systems customers.