CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Align Aerospace Holding, Inc. ("Align" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of hardware components, logistics and supply chain solutions in the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today the appointment of Richard C. Organ as the Company's Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Organ most recently served as the President and CEO of Schneller LLC ("Schneller"). During Mr. Organ's nearly 14 years as President and CEO, he oversaw significant growth and established Schneller as an industry leading aerospace supplier. Commenting on Mr. Organ's appointment, Raynard D. Benvenuti, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Align and Align's Interim CEO commented, "Rick is a proven executive in the aerospace industry with a track record of driving growth and superior execution to meet customer needs. Rick is perfectly suited to guide Align in the next phase of its growth and evolution. Align's Board and shareholders are extremely pleased to have someone of Rick's caliber and experience leading the Company."
Richard C. Organ stated, "I am excited to be joining this world-class organization with great people dedicated to servicing its customers. I look forward to working with the team to drive Align's future growth and strategy."
Mr. Organ will assume his duties with Align effective April 30, 2012. Mr. Benvenuti will continue as Chairman of the Board.
About Align: Align is a global provider of hardware components, logistics and supply chain solutions in the global aerospace and defense industries. Between 1998 and 2011, the Company operated as Pentacon, Eurofast SAS, and Anixter Aerospace Hardware. Align began independent operations in August 2011 as a result of the divestiture of the business by Anixter International to Greenbriar Equity Group.