PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequa Corporation today announced that Dr. Stefan Weingartner, whose career spans more than 26 years of aerospace industry leadership in Europe and Asia, has been appointed to the Sequa Board of Directors.
"Throughout his career Stefan has transformed aircraft engine and systems businesses into high performance market leaders," said David L. Squier, Executive Chairman, Sequa Board of Directors. "Stefan intends to take an active role as a Sequa Board member, particularly in the area of strategic management of the Chromalloy gas turbine engine business. We anticipate far-reaching advantages from his thought leadership."
Weingartner joins the Sequa Board from MTU Maintenance where he led the organization as President for eight years. During this time he also was a member of the Executive Board of MTU Aero Engines AG a MDAX (MTX) listed company. At MTU Maintenance he was instrumental in leading the organization to profitable growth over an eight-year period in addition to other significant achievements.
Earlier Weingartner held the role of Senior Vice President, Defense Programs, at MTU Aero Engines GmbH. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director for MTU Turbomeca Rolls-Royce GmbH.
He previously was President and Managing Director at EADS Japan Co. Ltd. (now Airbus Group), and held leadership roles with various aerospace companies including Daimler Chrysler Aerospace in Japan.
He holds a Master in Physics from the Munich Technical University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Edinburgh Business School, and a Doctorate in Engineering from the Munich Technical University. He is a previous Board member of the German Aerospace Industries Association and American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.
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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