Stephen Oswald, former CEO of Capital Safety and a senior executive at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will join electronic and structural systems company Ducommun (NYSE: DCO) as president and CEO on January 23.
Ducommun said Thursday Oswald will take over the CEO role from Anthony Reardon, who will vacate his operational responsibilities but remain with the company as executive chairman of the board of directors.
Oswald will also join the board as part of his appointment.
At UTC, Oswald was president of the Hamilton Sundstrand industrial division, president of Sullair and director of operations for Pratt & Whitney’s power systems unit.
The three-decade industry veteran previously held executive positions at General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Hoechst Celanese Corp.