Amir Allahverdi will join Meggitt PLC as Group Operations Director from February 2012.
Based at the Bournemouth, UK headquarters, he will be responsible for matching Meggitt’s global manufacturing and supply chain capability with the group’s long-term growth plans. He will be a member of the Meggitt management board.
He will work with Meggitt’s aerospace, defence and energy businesses to accelerate the continuous improvement of operations and delivery to customers across the board and to further integrate the group’s international supply chains.
A US citizen, Mr Allahverdi has 27 years’ experience in aerospace. He has spent the past 15 years with Honeywell, initially in New Jersey and Arizona; then in the last five years in Switzerland and then China as a vice president of supply chain operations for Honeywell International.
From 1985 to 1996, Mr Allahverdi was based in Massachusetts, working for General Electric companies as they evolved through Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin.
He is a mechanical engineering graduate and holds a master’s degree in business administration.
For further information contact:
Richard Cashin, Investor Relations
Tel: 01202 597597
Fiona Greig, Corporate Communications
Charles Ryland, Jeremy Garcia or Helen Chan
Tel: 020 7466 5000
About Meggitt PLC
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs over 10,000 people at around 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.