Carey Bond, a former corporate president at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky Aircraft company, has joined the board of directors of CPI Aerostructures.
Bond’s appointment to the board brings the total number of directors to eight before Director Kenneth McSweeney’s retirement at the end of his term, CPI Aero said Tuesday.
“A strategist with a strong operations background, Carey adds vast industry knowledge and business acumen that complements our board’s expertise and experience, ” said Eric Rosenfeld, chairman of CPI Aero.
Bond has experience in corporate development, strategic planning and international business development and most recently served as president of the commercial systems and services division of Sikorsky before he retired in 2015.
The three-decade aviation industry veteran was also chief marketing officer from 2008 to 2010 and vice president of corporate strategy from 2005 to 2008 at Sikorsky.
He has served on the boards of PZL Mielec Aircraft Company, Shanghai Sikorsky Aircraft Company and New Eclipse Aerospace.
CPI Aero is an aircraft structural assembly manufacturer that supports both commercial aerospace and national security customers and is a contractor with the U.S. Air Force.