Industry Veterans Glenn Davidson, Norman Jordan and Declan McCarthy Appointed to Board
RONKONKOMA, N.Y., September 29, 2016 –BJG Electronics, Inc. (www.bjgelectronics.com) today announced the formation of its Board of Directors. Joining founding Flora family members and Rockwood Equity Partners are three industry veterans with 80+ years of executive leadership roles in manufacturing and distribution companies worldwide, including global leaders in the aerospace and defense industries.
Assuming the role as Executive Chairman of the Board is Glenn Davidson. A highly regarded industry veteran, Glenn served as President and CEO of A E Petsche Company, Inc., widely recognized as the world’s leading distributor of interconnect products to the military and commercial aviation markets. Glenn currently is CEO of Pinpoint Investments + Advisors, which provides consulting services to industrial distribution companies, with a specific focus on the mil-aero value-added distribution niche.
Also named to the board today is Norman Jordan, who brings to BJG more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace industry. Most recently, he served as President of Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division, a leading global manufacturer of aerostructures for commercial, military and business jet aircraft. Prior to Triumph, Norman was CEO of UK-based Hampson Industries plc. Previously, as Chairman and CEO of Labinal SA, the France-based subsidiary of Safran SA, he was responsible for Labinal’s worldwide activities.
Rounding out the BJG Board is Declan McCarthy, who has held a number of executive positions with manufacturing and distribution companies serving a variety of end markets. Declan currently serves as CFO of PLZ Aeroscience, a North American leader in specialty aerosol product manufacturing. His prior positions include serving as Interim CEO and CFO of Truck Pro, Vice President of Finance for Barnes Distribution and Corporate Controller of MSC Industrial Direct. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Finance for Arrow-Richey Electronics and Arrow Electronics’ North American operations.
“As a value-added distributor of interconnect products used in aerospace and defense applications, BJG is delighted to have a Board comprised of best-in-class, highly respected industry leaders. Glenn Davidson, Norman Jordan and Declan McCarthy have sterling reputations, keen business insights, and proven track records of growing successful companies,” said Rick Flora, President of BJG. “Our BJG team is now poised to execute on an aggressive strategic plan that will allow the business to expand its product and service offerings and increase its geographic footprint.”
About BJG Electronics, Inc.
Based in Ronkonkoma, NY, BJG Electronics, Inc. is a value-added distributor and light manufacturer of high reliability electronic components serving the defense, commercial aerospace and business aviation markets. For more information, visit www.bjgelectronics.com.