HAMBURG, Germany – March 27, 2012 – Crane Aerospace & Electronics has announced the appointment of Chris Cook to the position of Vice President, Cabin Systems Solutions. Cook will be responsible for leading Crane’s Cabin Systems product line. The role encompasses strategy development and planning, achievement of key product line financial objectives, leadership of business and product development activities, and ensuring customer satisfaction related to Cabin Systems products and support. Crane’s Cabin Systems’ mcX and iMotion® products provide computer controlled electronic seat motion and comfort control systems for first and business class seating, and its Hydrolok® and Mechlok® products provide seat recline actuation and control.
Prior to accepting this position with Crane, Cook was a Director of Cabin Systems Programs for Crane. Before that, he spent 13 years with General Dynamics, holding various Engineering and Program Management roles. He is a Certificated Project Management Professional (PMP), and a certified Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB). Cook will be part of Crane’s team at Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg March 27 to 29. Visitors are encouraged to stop by Crane’s stand, number 5B57, to visit with him.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a major supplier of systems and components for critical aerospace and defense applications. These systems and components are designed for some of the toughest environments -- from engines to landing gear; satellites to medical implants; and missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Product and service offerings are organized in solution sets, and include Cabin Systems, Fluid Management, Landing Systems, Microelectronics, Microwave, Power, and Sensing & Utility Systems. Products are manufactured under the brand names ELDEC, Hydro-Aire, Interpoint, Keltec, Lear Romec, Merrimac, P.L. Porter and Signal Technology. For more information on Crane Aerospace & Electronics, visit www.craneae.com or http://newsroom.craneae.com, and for Crane Co., visit www.craneco.com.
Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CR).
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