CORONA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2014) - CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense, a division of CIRCOR International Inc., has selected Chris Reuther as Group Vice President of Finance based in Corona, CA. He will have division enterprise-wide oversight for controls and compliance, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, operations planning, pricing and proposals, general accounting and financial reporting.
Reuther joins CIRCOR with over 15 years of experience from United Technologies Corporation (UTC) where he worked within the finance organization for several different subsidiaries of UTC. In his most current role at Sikorsky Aerospace Services, he held the position of Lead Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to that, he held the position of CFO for Sikorsky's Overhaul and Repair business. During his tenure with OTIS Elevator Headquarters, he held the role of Technical Accounting Manager and while at Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems (located in San Diego), he held the role of Assistant Controller. Prior to joining UTC, he was a Senior Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and Blum, Shapiro & Company, P.C. Reuther holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island, a dual Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership and Accounting, and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.
"We are excited to have Chris in this senior position with the group and look forward to his leadership as we continue our drive to meet and exceed our overall business growth and profit targets," commented CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense Group Vice President Michael Dill.
About CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense Group
CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control, actuation, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR Aerospace provides a full range of fluid controls and electro-mechanical controls, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems. CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense has business units located in California, New York; Paris, Chemillé and Pau, France; Uxbridge and Cambridge, UK; Tangier, Morocco and Suzhou, China.
Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense group is headquartered in Corona, California.