Chromalloy has announced that Paul Dolan, a seasoned business leader and former U.S. Navy fighter pilot, will lead the company’s Commercial Aero and Military Strategic Business Units (SBUs) as Vice President, Commercial Aero and Military.

“Paul brings world-class industry acumen and demonstrated success in aerospace and defense to this critical role,” said Carlo Luzzatto, Chromalloy president. “Leveraging our Chromalloy repair and service operations around the globe, Paul will lead the pursuit of opportunities to expand the work we provide the OEMs as well as to build on our aftermarket services for operators and MROs.”

Luzzatto was in the acting role of leading Commercial Aero since the company developed a new SBU structure in 2012.

Dolan joined Chromalloy in 2010 to lead the company’s military group and manage about $1 billion in military service contracts.

Prior to joining Chromalloy he was vice president of sales and marketing at Avioserv, a provider of JT8D and CFM engine aftermarket services worldwide. Earlier he was co-founder and president of Western Solar following several assignments at two wireless industry startups acquired by Leap Wireless International and Texas Instruments. Dolan served for nine years in the U.S. Navy as an F/A-18 strike fighter pilot.

Dolan holds an M.B.A. from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, a Master of Science in aeronautical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy

Chromalloy is a leading supplier of technologically advanced repairs, coatings and services for turbine airfoils and other critical engine components. The company serves the commercial aerospace, the military and the energy industries. Chromalloy facilities include operations, annexes and sales offices around the world.
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