02 August 2001
02 August 2001
David E. Berges has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hexcel Corporation. He succeeds John J. Lee who passed away in May of this year.
Mr. Berges, age 51, leaves his position as President of Honeywell's Automotive Products Group, a unit with $2 billion in sales. Mr. Berges has extensive experience in aerospace, automotive and industrial markets. Prior to his present position, he served as Vice President of Honeywell's (AlliedSignal) Aerospace Engine Systems and Accessories business.
Martin L. Solomon, speaking on behalf of Hexcel's Board of Directors said, ""We are very pleased to have David taking the helm as Hexcel's CEO; his leadership experiences in industries in which we operate will be a significant plus for Hexcel."" Hexcel Corporation is a leading advanced structural materials company. It designs, manufactures and markets lightweight, high reinforcement products, composite materials and engineered products for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, electronics, general industrial, and recreation applications.
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