SAVANNAH, Ga., January 13, 2010 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has appointed Dan O’Malley director of operations, New Product Development. O’Malley has been general manager of the Gulfstream facility in Mexicali, Mexico, since July 2001.
O’Malley will be based in Savannah. However, he will continue to lead Mexicali until his replacement is named. The Mexicali site provides sheet-metal detail fabrication, electrical harnesses, machined parts and sheet-metal subassembly support to the manufacturing and outfitting of Gulfstream aircraft.
After joining Gulfstream in 1999, O’Malley served as senior manager of the Composite Manufacturing business unit (MBU) in Savannah. Previously, he worked for Lucas Aerospace in Macon, Ga., as a business unit manager for the Boeing 737 empennage program. O’Malley also spent 13 years with Hughes Electronics in El Segundo, Calif., San Jose, Calif., and LaGrange, Ga., in a variety of roles.
O’Malley earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Loyola Marymount University and a master’s degree in systems management from the University of Southern California.
O’Malley reports to Austin Shontz, vice president, Savannah Operations and Final-Phase Engineering.