PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy today announced the appointment of a seasoned executive to provide leadership of commercial aerospace sales.
Rich Feely, whose career spans nearly two decades in commercial and military aerospace product engineering and sales, joins Chromalloy as Vice President, Global Sales, accountable for new customer growth around the globe.
"Rich has distinguished himself as a leader both in product engineering as well as key roles in strategic business development and sales," said Carlo Luzzatto, President. "His tremendous expertise will further build Chromalloy's global sales activities as we continue to partner with aircraft owners and operators to deliver reduced cost of ownership and maximum value."
Feely joins Chromalloy from Goodrich / UTC where he worked for more than 15 years in several market-facing roles. Most recently he was Director, Business Development & Strategy, focused on the commercial aftermarket. Earlier he held a top business unit management role focused on the company's strategic relationship with Airbus. He began his career as an engineer at Rosemount Aerospace.
Feely holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.
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 www.chromalloy.com.
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 www.sequa.com.