SOLON, Ohio – July 1, 2020 – HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly engineered solutions for extreme environments across defense, aerospace and government markets, announced today that Stephen J. Stasiak, II has joined HDT as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Stasiak brings a wealth of knowledge and manufacturing expertise to his new position at HDT Global.
Mr. Stasiak comes to HDT with over 25 years of experience in aerospace and automotive manufacturing and has held executive leadership roles in multi-site management, operations, quality, and systems engineering.
His prior experience includes leadership roles at Safran Aerospace, Viking Air Ltd, GKN Aerospace NA, Triumph Aerostructures, General Motors, and Ford Motor Company. He was most recently Vice President and General Manager with Cherry Aerospace, a PCC Company. Mr. Stasiak is also a veteran of the United States Army, with experience in Army Aviation.
Mr. Stasiak holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Finance from Webster University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from National-Louis University. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
“Steve’s solid background in manufacturing leadership is a great fit for HDT. His experience with the production of complex systems and solutions across multiple facilities will benefit HDT and our customers,” said Fred Strader, HDT Global Interim President and CEO.
“I’m thrilled to join HDT,” said Mr. Stasiak. “This company has a proud history of serving the warfighter with the products they make and I’m honored to join them as we move forward to provide our men and women in uniform with the critical equipment to keep them, and ultimately all of us, safe.”