StandardAero has appointed Kim Ashmun to serve as President of the company’s Components & Accessories (C&A) division. In this role, she is responsible for all aspects of the commercial, operational, financial and technical performance of StandardAero’s C&A business units and facilities located across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.
Ashmun formerly served as Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations for Lockheed Martin’s Rotary & Mission Systems Sikorsky line of business. In that role, she led a large team, managing a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of ~1,800 suppliers. Ashmun has more than twenty years of leadership experience in the aerospace industry, working at Lockheed Martin in a variety of technical, programme and executive leadership positions. She began her career as a manufacturing engineer for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics with roles in engineering and operations supporting the F-35 programme.
Ashmun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering and MBA from Southern Methodist University. In addition, she has completed Lockheed Martin’s Engineering Leadership Development Programme and multiple executive courses from Columbia Business School and UC Berkeley Executive Education.