05/11/2011

Practiced Aerospace Executive Joins APSE as Vice President of Business Development

Aerospace Products S.E. (APSE), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, announced that Joe Haroldsen has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for the company.

“Joe is a great addition to the APSE team and his extensive industry experience will be an asset to our company,” commented Jeff Gehring, President of APSE. “He will help us as we seek to grow and take on new customers, platforms and opportunities while maintaining a high level of support for our existing customers.”

Haroldsen has more than ten years of experience in sales, supply chain, distribution and third party logistics for the aerospace industry. He joins APSE from Wencor where he was a Senior Product Manager and had extensive involvement with the hardware and fastener market along with PMA development and OEM distribution. Haroldsen has experience handling requirements for multimillion-dollar contracts and product lines and will provide depth of knowledge and support as APSE enhances its supply chain.

Haroldsen will have responsibility for APSE’s business development efforts and will be a key member of the leadership team.

Haroldsen earned a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.

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

About AGC Aerospace & Defense
AGC Aerospace & Defense, the unifying brand 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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