PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequa Corporation today announced the appointment of Keith Howe as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
"Keith has a long and successful track record in all aspects of strategic and operational financial management," said Thomas Mepham, Chief Executive Officer. "His leadership, including many years in the aerospace and defense industry, will help to build Sequa's foundation for growth and success, particularly that of our largest unit, Chromalloy."
Howe has served as the top financial leader for several portfolio companies of the Carlyle Group, including Qualicaps, a pharmaceutical company, and Vought Aircraft. Prior to that, he worked for more than 25 years at FMC Corporation and its successor company, United Defense Limited Partnership, in business and financial leadership roles that included General Manager of the Armament Systems division, CFO of the FNSS joint venture in Turkey, Controller of Armament Systems, and Business Manager of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle program.
He succeeds Donna Costello, Sequa's former Chief Financial Officer, who planned her resignation to coincide with the arrival of her second child.
Howe is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota. He holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.
Sequa Corporation is a diversified industrial company with operations in the aerospace, energy and metal coatings industries. Sequa is a Carlyle Group company. For additional information, visit www.sequa.com.
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