Stephen Oswald, formerÂ CEO of Capital Safety and a senior executive at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), willÂ join electronic and structural systems companyÂ Ducommun (NYSE: DCO) as president and CEO on January 23.
Ducommun said ThursdayÂ 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.
OswaldÂ will also join the boardÂ 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 & Whitneyâs power systems unit.
The three-decade industry veteran previously held executive positions at General ElectricÂ (NYSE: GE) and Hoechst Celanese Corp.