Chromalloy Appoints Brian Sartain As Vice President, Commercial Aero & Military Strategic Business Unit

Nov 17, 2015, 10:01 ET from Chromalloy

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy announced today that Brian Sartain, a senior aerospace executive, has been named as the company's Vice President, Commercial Aero & Military Strategic Business Unit (SBU).

"Brian has a terrific track record in growing aerospace businesses and units, including technical achievement, new product introduction, and expanded customer relationships," said Carlo Luzzatto, President.  "We welcome his tremendous expertise and leadership."

Sartain, an aerospace executive for more than 25 years, has held executive assignments in all aspects of global business.

Previously he worked at United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) and Goodrich Aerospace, which was acquired by United Technologies Corporation, where he worked for more than 20 years.

Most recently Sartain was Vice President, Business Development - Sensors & Integrated Systems, where he led strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and product line management. Simultaneous to that role, he was Shareholder Representative at the UTAS and Silicon Sensing Systems Joint Venture based in Japan, a senior level appointment.  

Earlier he was Vice President & General Manager of the UTAS Inertial, Control & Aircraft Management unit.  Previous to that, he was Vice President & General Manager at Goodrich Cabins & Lighting Systems.

He began his career as a Design Engineer at Goodrich Sensor Systems and held successive leadership roles as well as functional roles including Engineering Director of the Aero Engines Group at Goodrich.  In addition to multiple patents, Sartain holds a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering and mechanics from the University of Minnesota and an Executive MBA from the Carlson School of Management.

Chromalloy operates a network of gas turbine engine repair centers around the world that provides a broad range of services on components in the engine gas path or hot section.

The company is a leading supplier of technologically advanced repairs, coatings, investment castings, and services for turbine airfoils and other critical engine components.  The company provides turbine engine manufacturers and operators in commercial aerospace, defense and energy, with complete manufacturing support and material and supply chain management.

Chromalloy facilities include operations, annexes and sales offices in 11 countries. More information is at

Chromalloy has expanded from a gas turbine parts repair business into an OEM supplier of production parts and advanced repairs and services for gas turbines used in aviation and land-based applications. Chromalloy serves the airline, military, marine and energy segments with a broad range of services at locations around the globe. Chromalloy is authorized by the FAA and EASA and many other NAAs, and is qualified under ISO and NADCAP. Chromalloy is a subsidiary of Sequa Corporation.

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

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