Jose Ignacio Garcia to Join Spirit AeroSystems as SVP, CFO

Jose Ignacio Garcia

Jose Ignacio Garcia, a two-decade veteran of General Electric (NYSE: GE), has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer at aircraft components manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR).

His appointment is effective Jan. 9 and he will succeed Sanjay Kapoor, who is due to retire as Spirit AeroSystems CFO in the first quarter of next year, the company said Monday.

Garcia previously held a similar role at GE’s energy business in the U.S., renewable energy unit in Paris and the industrial conglomerate’s Latin American subsidiary.

Wichita, Kan.-based Spirit AeroSystems produces fuselage, nacelle, pylon and wing structures for military and commercial aircraft platforms.

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