SOLON, Ohio – January 20, 2022 – HDT Global (HDT), the leading manufacturer of highly-engineered, mission-capable infrastructure solutions across defense, aerospace and government markets, announced today the appointment of John McCarron as the new Vice President of Operations. Steve Stasiak, who has filled the Operations position since July 2020 will assume the role of Vice President of Supply Chain and Continuous Improvement.

“Like most companies, we face challenges within the supply chain,” stated Juan Navarro, HDT President and CEO. “I want to put an executive focus on our supply chain and continuous improvement processes, so the creation of a new role within the senior leadership just makes sense. Steve’s background in manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing make him well-suited for the job.”

Mr. Stasiak has been with HDT since 2020. He has over 25 years of experience in aerospace and automotive manufacturing and held executive leadership roles in operations, quality and systems engineering. Mr. Stasiak is a veteran of the United States Army.

Mr. McCarron will assume the role of Vice President of Operations and comes to HDT with over 20 years of experience in aerospace and motion systems manufacturing. He comes to HDT from L3Harris, where he held roles of increasing responsibility before being named Senior Director of Operations. Mr. McCarron has also held roles of increasing responsibility at Parexel, Johnson Electric and GE Aviation.

Mr. McCarron holds a Bachelor of Science in Electromechanical Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and a Masters of Business Administration from Boston University.

“John is a great fit for our organization,” said Mr. Navarro. “His experience working in all facets of production and engineering gives him key insight into ways to improve our processes to serve our customers. I’m looking forward to working with John and Steve as we focus on the best practices to serve the warfighters that protect us.”


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