Denis McGrath Promoted as Vice President of Global Industrial Gas Turbine Business for PAS Technologies

Kansas City, MO – November 16, 2009 – Denis McGrath has been named Vice President of Global Industrial Gas Turbine (IGT) business for PAS Technologies, supporting strategic directives in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. In his new role, Denis reports to Phil Milazzo, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing. He also serves as Managing Director of the Ireland facility reporting to Robert Weiner, President and CEO.

McGrath, based in Carrigtwohill, Cork, Ireland has worldwide oversight for growing the IGT business in all aspects of business development including leveraging the capabilities at PAS Technologies global sites in Ireland; Hillsboro, Ohio; Kansas City, Missouri; and Romania. He will focus on identifying opportunities to enhance the growth of PAS Technologies and expanding existing services in current markets through new capabilities and acquisitions in the IGT segment. He brings more than 25 years of leadership and diverse industry experience, in the industrial gas turbine, aerospace, and oilfield business sectors with a proven record of increasing customer satisfaction and sales.

“Denis is a seasoned sales and business executive that will be instrumental in leading the growth for our global IGT sales with the goal of reaching new customers and markets around the world,” said Phil Milazzo, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing. “We look forward to the contributions Denis will bring to PAS Technologies as we continue to expand our markets and services around the world.”

Denis is a graduate of Limerick Institute of Technology and studied Industrial Management at the National College of Ireland where he graduated with distinction.

PAS Technologies Ireland is recognized as a global leader in providing specialized manufacturing and refurbishment services to the power generation industry. Its capabilities focus on heavy industrial turbine (HIT) and light industrial turbine (LIT) markets, and its operations also provide high-technology, specialized coatings for major aerospace OEMs.

PAS Technologies Inc. ( is a privately held corporation headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri specializing in providing cost-effective repair and overhaul solutions for the aerospace, oilfield, and industrial markets. By using innovative and proprietary high-technology repair processes, along with repair solutions licensed from OEMs, the Company saves its customers from having to purchase costly replacement parts. The broad range of components serviced includes gas turbine engines, critical airframe parts, gates and seats used in oil fields and industrial components used in other high-wear, high-heat, and corrosive environments.