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[August 04, 2014]
Spirit AeroSystems Appoints Board Member [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
(Health & Beauty Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Spirit AeroSystems reported the appointment of John L. Plueger to its board of directors effective immediately.
"John is a prominent leader in the aerospace industry who brings a wealth of experience to the table," said Chairman Bob Johnson, Spirit AeroSystems board of directors. "We are very pleased to welcome John to the Spirit board, and believe it will be particularly valuable for him to share his expertise from the perspective of the airframe customer. In addition to joining the board, John will serve on the audit committee." Spirit AeroSystems said Plueger, 60, has three decades of aviation industry leadership experience and is currently president and chief operating officer, and a member of the Air Lease Corp. (ALC) Board, posts he has held since 2010.
According to a company release, prior to ALC, Plueger spent 23 years in top executive roles with International Lease Finance Corp. (ILFC), including CEO, president and chief operating officer. He is an active jet pilot with multiple jet type ratings as well as single- engine, multi-engine and instrument instructor ratings.
Plueger serves on the board of directors of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C., Pepperdine University's Board of Regents, and The Wings Club Board of Governors.
Spirit AeroSystems is a non-OEM designer and manufacturer of aerostructures for commercial aircraft.
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