IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Forbes has accepted a board of directors position with Elite Aviation Products where he will lend his considerable expertise and experience within the Aerospace and Defense sector, having served in executive positions at both Northrup Grumman Corporation and Raytheon. This move strengthens Elite Aviation Products' mission to usher the Aerospace industry into the most modern, technology-driven era.
"The experience and success that Michael has built over his decades of experience is absolutely invaluable to our company," commented President and CEO, Dustin Tillman, "His knowledge and proven track record for success, particularly while entering our B round of financing and developing our second manufacturing facility, is sure to accelerate Elite Aviation Products' growth trajectory immensely."
When asked about his new position on the Board of Directors, Forbes stated, "It's a new chapter in my career, I'm thrilled to be aboard. I admire the way Elite is breaking the mold in terms of aerospace suppliers and really committing themselves to efficiency and high technology. At the rate industry backlogs keep piling up, A&D is going to need a lot more companies like this if they hope to catch up to these historic levels of demand."
Mr. Forbes served as Corporate Director for Supply Chain for Northrup Grumman Corporation, currently the number one rated supply chain division in the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) industry and is regarded as an industry leader in the A&D sector. Mr. Forbes also established high performing supply chain organizations as a Director of Supply Chain Management with multiple Raytheon Company Operating Units.
About Elite Aviation Products EAP is an advanced design, engineering, and manufacturing company within the aerospace industry. Elite represents a consortium of talented professionals who are passionately committed to providing the highest level of customer service and quality, while delivering cost-competitive supply availability solutions. EAP was formed by senior aviation officials who, tired of their expectations not being met, set out on a campaign for change; challenging conventionality in the marketplace and driving customer-centric part supply strategies. Elite is a proud contributor to the reshoring initiatives, focused on bringing manufacturing back to the United States. EAP's focus on its core values and commitment to excellence has made the company an attractive, competitive standout to consumers and investors alike. For more information, please call us at (949)783-7067 or visit us online at www.EliteAviationProducts.com
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