GDC TECHNICS NAMES NEW CEO TO LEAD MARKET EXPANSION
February 12th, 2019- Fort Worth, Texas— GDC Technics announced today the appointment of Brad Foreman as new CEO for the growing company. Mr. Foreman, a former Naval aviator and awarded industry leader assumes the role effective immediately.
“With business experience in 47 countries, and a history of leading aerospace and defense groups towards profitable market growth, Mr. Foreman’s knowledge and capability will serve as a guiding light at the forefront of GDC’s future expansion,” said Mohammad Alzeer, Chairman, GDC Technics. “His established knowledge of both US and international aerospace and defense markets ensures GDC will be well positioned to compete for a variety of programs that leverage the company’s unique capabilities,” added Alzeer.
Prior to his appointment as GDC’s new CEO, Mr. Foreman held various leadership roles at Thales Aerospace including Chairman of the Board of Thales Defense and Security for Thales USA, and President and CEO of Thales Avionics. During his tenure at Thales, Mr. Foreman led exponential growth across categories from in-flight entertainment to flight deck avionics and advanced mission systems for both commercial and military programs. Prior to joining Thales in 1999, Mr. Foreman held various roles at the Boeing Company, including Director of the B717 Program office and the creation and management of the largest aircraft conversion program in commercial aviation history, the MD-10 Program for Federal Express, for which he was awarded the “Aviation Week & Space Technology” Laurels Award for Outstanding Achievement in Aeronautics and Propulsion.
“It is an exciting time at GDC and a real privilege to lead the company’s next phase of expansion,” commented Brad Foreman. “GDC is clearly unique in the industry in terms of scale and in-house capabilities and I look forward to building on the company’s customer-focused reputation for quality and innovation,” added Foreman.
In addition to the synergies between GDC’s growth plans and Mr. Foreman’s industry accomplishments, both parties also cited a complementary cultural approach with a demonstrated commitment to employees and the communities in which GDC operates. Mr. Foreman brings years of civic board service which complements GDC’s existing and future programs toward community involvement and positive change.
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About GDC Technics GDC Technics is a world-class aircraft modification and technology company with extensive capabilities in design, engineering, manufacturing, installation, testing and certification of structural and system modifications for narrow and wide body aircraft. GDC Technics has extensive worldwide reach with subsidiaries in the UK and Germany. For more information, see www.gdctechnics.com.
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