Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 4, 2015

Interview with the President, CEO and Chairman: Hexcel Corporation (HXL)

Nick L. Stanage
Nick L. Stanage became a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Hexcel Corporation on August 1, 2013, and became Chairman of the board on January 1, 2014. He has served as the company’s President since November 2009, and also as Chief Operating Officer from May 2012 until assuming the Chief Executive Officer position. Prior to joining Hexcel, Mr. Stanage was President of the Heavy Vehicle Products group — including both commercial vehicle products and off-highway Products — at Dana Holding Corporation from December 2005 to October 2009, and served as Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Vehicle group at Dana from August 2005 to December 2005. From 1986 to 2005, Mr. Stanage held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, operations and marketing with Honeywell Inc. — formerly AlliedSignal Inc. — including Vice President Integrated Supply Chain and Technology for the Consumer Products Group from 2003 to January 2005, and Vice President and General Manager of the Aerospace Group’s Engine Systems and Accessories Division from January 2005 to August 2005. Mr. Stanage also serves on the board of directors of TriMas Corporation, as well as on the audit, compensation, and corporate governance and nominating committees of TriMas.     Profile
TWST: Please start by introducing our readers to the company with a bit of company history and an overview of your business today.

Mr. Stanage: Hexcel was founded more than 65 years ago