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Hitco Carbon Composites, Inc. Appoints New V.P.

15 September 2001

Hitco Carbon Composites, Inc., announced the appointment of Dr. Leslie Jay Cohen, as Vice President of Business Development.

Dr. Cohen will develop strategies for extending existing product lines and penetrating new markets for the use of advanced composite materials manufactured in the Gardena, California facility for aerospace, defense, and industrial applications. He will spend equal time on U.S. and international customers utilizing his extensive expertise in the global defense/aerospace and composites industry.

Dr. Cohen has a distinguished career in the industry. He held technical and management positions at the Mc Donnell Douglas Aerospace Division, for twenty-nine years. He was a Vice President and Director of Business Development at The American Materials and Technologies Corporation (AMT) until Jan. of 1999. Most recently, Dr. Cohen was the Manager of Business Development at Cytec Fiberite, where he joined as a result of the acquisition of AMT by Cytec Industries. At Cytec, he utilized his combination of business talents and technical expertise to open new markets for advanced composites, and reinforced existing ones in the aerospace industry around the world.






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