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Co-presidents for Hartzell
Keywords Hartzell Propeller
Hartzell Propeller chairman James W. Brown Jr recently announced the promotions of Joseph W. Brown and James W. Brown III to the positions of co-presidents for the company. In their new capacities, Joseph W. Brown serves as co-president of operations and James W. Brown III serves as co-president of engineering and customer services (Plate 2).
Plate 2 Joseph W. Brown
"I'm not retiring, but I am looking forward to enjoying some longer weekends", said Hartzell chairman James W. Brown Jr. "I'm going to focus on strategic planning issues while Joe and Jim take over the day-to-day operations ... the company will do as well or better under this new organisation."
Under the new structure, Joe oversees manufacturing, purchasing, quality assurance and information technology, while Jim oversees marketing, sales, product support, engineering, distribution and the Hartzell Service Center.