WOOD DALE, IL — AAR Corp. announces that Donald J. Wetekam was elected an Officer of the Company. Wetekam serves as Group Vice President of the Company’s MRO segment and is responsible for overseeing AAR’s MRO activities, growing the Company’s domestic and international MRO business, and expanding the Company's offerings for government and defense customers.
“Don is a world-class leader with a wealth of experience successfully directing and transforming large-scale operations,” says David P. Storch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR Corp. “His leadership and sharp focus on operational excellence have contributed greatly to strengthening AAR’s position as a first-rate MRO provider.”
Prior to joining AAR, Wetekam served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics in the U.S. Air Force where he was a staunch advocate for the adoption of commercial process improvement techniques, such as Lean and Six Sigma. He also directed operations at Warner Robins Air Logistics Center and played key leadership roles at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center at Tinker Air Force Base.
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