Spirit AeroSystems appoints new board member

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Spirit AeroSystems appoints new board member
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WICHITA, Kan. - Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR ) Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: SPR], a prominent manufacturer of aerostructures, announced the appointment of Jane P. Chappell to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Chappell, who brings over four decades of experience in the defense industry, will contribute to the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Risk Committee.

Chappell's extensive background includes a tenure as CEO of Altamira Technologies and a 36-year career at RTX Corporation, where she most recently served as Vice President of GeoSpatial Intelligence Solutions. Her expertise is expected to support Spirit AeroSystems' growth in defense and space programs.

Robert D. Johnson, Spirit AeroSystems Board Chair, expressed confidence in Chappell's leadership abilities and her potential impact on the company's strategic direction. Her accolades include recognition as a Top Space Executive in 2023 by Washington Exec and a "Tech Titan (NS: TITN )" by Washingtonian in the same year. Additionally, Chappell has received notable awards from the National Reconnaissance Office for her contributions to their mission.

Spirit AeroSystems, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, is recognized as one of the world's largest manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial airplanes, defense platforms, and business/regional jets. The company prides itself on its expertise in aluminum and advanced composite manufacturing solutions, providing fuselages, integrated wings and wing components, pylons, and nacelles, as well as aftermarket services.

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