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Chris Celtruda takes over as President and CEO of Chromalloy

Chris Celtruda
Chris Celtruda

Chromalloy Corporation (Chromalloy), an independent provider of critical, high-value components for aircraft engines and gas turbines, has appointed Chris as President and Chief Executive Officer (), succeeding Brian Costa, who has elected to retire after more than seven years of service to the company.

“I am honoured to serve as President and CEO of Chromalloy and continue its legacy of innovation, uncompromised quality, and safety in its support of the global aerospace, military and industrial engine markets,” said Chris Celtruda. “With our talented team and differentiated capabilities, Chromalloy will invest in expanding product and service offerings for our customers. I am excited to work with a talented team at Chromalloy as we continue to deliver innovative, value-creating solutions for our aerospace and energy customers.”

Celtruda brings extensive leadership and industry experience to this role. Most recently, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Valence Surface Technologies, a global provider of speciality coatings for the aviation, defence and space end markets. Previously, Celtruda held the role of Chief Executive Officer for Defence, a provider of engineered products and services for the aerospace aftermarket. He has prior experience as the President of Industrial Products at Gardner Denver, Group of Aerospace at CIRCOR International, and has held numerous leadership roles at . Celtruda has extensive experience supporting the same end markets as Chromalloy, delivering mission-critical solutions for commercial and military aircraft fleets globally.

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