VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 9, 2013--
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (“Wesco Aircraft” or the “Company”) (NYSE:
WAIR), a leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management
services to the global aerospace industry, today announced that General
Norton A. Schwartz, USAF (retired), has been elected to its Board of
Directors (the “Board”), effective immediately, filing an existing
vacancy on the Board. General Schwartz will serve as a Class III
director, with his initial term expiring at the Company’s 2014 Annual
Meeting of Stockholders. The Board also appointed General Schwartz to
serve on the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
General Schwartz retired from the United States Air Force in 2012 after
nearly 40 years of service. From 2008 to 2012, he was the Chief of Staff
of the United States Air Force, serving as the senior uniformed Air
Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping
of active-duty, guard and reserve forces and civilian workforce serving
in the United States and overseas. As Chief of Staff, General Schwartz
was a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff providing military advice to
the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the
President. Prior to that, he served as Commander of the United States
Transportation Command from 2005 to 2008 and Director for Operations and
Director of the Joint Staff from 2002 to 2005. General Schwartz
currently serves on the boards of directors of Aurora Flight Sciences
and the Air Force Association.
Randy Snyder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wesco
Aircraft, stated, “We are pleased to welcome General Schwartz to our
Board of Directors. His proven leadership, operational background and
broad knowledge of the aerospace industry and the armed forces will be
invaluable as we continue to expand our business in the global
To learn more about Wesco Aircraft, visit our website at www.wescoair.com.
About Wesco Aircraft
Wesco Aircraft is one of the world's largest distributors and providers
of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global
aerospace industry. The Company’s services range from traditional
distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality
assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery and point-of-use inventory
management. The Company believes it offers one of the world’s broadest
inventories of aerospace parts, comprised of more than 500,000 different
stock keeping units, including hardware, bearings, tools, electronic
components and machined parts. Wesco Aircraft has more than 1,200
employees across 41 locations in 12 countries.
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