ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UCA Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the TECT family of businesses, announced today that Mike Brand has been named to the company's board of directors.
"The appointment of Mike Brand to the UCA Holdings board of directors demonstrates our commitment to management and governance excellence through industry expertise," said UCA Holdings Chairman and CEO Ken Glass. "Having the advice and guidance of exceptional professionals with industry experience available on our board of directors reassures our stakeholders of UCA's long-term operational and financial performance."
Mr. Brand has aided Goodrich Corporation in complex management roles since 2005, including president of Goodrich's landing gear division until January 2011 when he was appointed vice president of 787 Entry Into Service. Prior to joining Goodrich, he served in corporate manufacturing management for General Electric and as president of Teleflex's Aerospace Manufacturing Group.
"In addition, the input from our board of directors is invaluable, and I am extremely pleased that this appointment will strengthen the leadership and guidance the board provides for the TECT business units and their respective leadership teams," said Mr. Glass.
Mr. Brand received his Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Clarkson University and his Master of Business Administration from Xavier University.
TECT is a family of privately held, independently managed aerospace companies currently consisting of the TECT Aerospace and TECT Power business units. With more than 115 years of continuous operations, the TECT businesses have a unique blend of business processes, equipment, and proprietary manufacturing capabilities that have earned them leading positions in many of their product niches. TECT's philosophy of utilizing a fully integrated supply chain allows them to deliver precision components and assemblies to customers worldwide with unmatched quality and speed. To learn more, visit www.tectcorp.com.
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