11/16/2010

APSE Adds Experienced Controller

Aerospace Products S.E., Inc. (APSE), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, announced the hiring of Mark Hicks as Controller for the company.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to the APSE team. He is a great fit for the company and is representative of our commitment to develop an outstanding management team,” commented Jeff Davis, CEO of APSE. “APSE is part of a highly specialized sector which includes supply chain management, third party logistics, and parts distribution in support of advanced military and commercial aerospace platforms; Mark has the experience required to handle the increased level of complexities resulting from APSE’s contract wins.”

Hicks comes to APSE from the HD Supply Company, one of the largest wholesale supply companies in North America. While at HD Supply, Hicks was a key client relationship manager in the Utilities Division with the primary role in development, implementation and management of customer contracts, with responsibility for financial analysis, terms and conditions, sales and operations. Hicks also acted as the project manager overseeing sourcing activities, process mapping, distribution, and inventory management.

Prior to HD Supply, Hicks spent time with United States Gypsum Company, advancing to Senior Financial Analyst and Plant Controller. Hicks earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oklahoma State University.

About Aerospace Products S.E. (APSE)
APSE is a leading third party logistics (3PL) company specializing in on-site supply chain integration, inventory bin management, and full service kitting. The company provides other value added services such as configuration management, procurement, distribution, and manufacture of component and sub assembly kits. APSE procures hard to find parts for both military and commercial aircraft. APSE operates within the Services Group of AGC Aerospace & Defense.

AGC Aerospace & Defense, the operating portfolio of private equity group Acorn Growth Companies, is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services that support key commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio range from financing, engineering, and integration services to manufacturing, logistics, and aircraft modifications. AGC Aerospace & Defense is organized into four operating groups: Composites, Finance, Integrated Defense, and Services.

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