Divisional Managing Director, Turbocharger Components
Chris Pritchard was named Divisional Managing Director of the Doncasters Turbocharger Components Division in early 2013. Born in Derbyshire, UK, Chris moved to the USA in March 1996 to assume responsibility for the project management and build of Trucast LLC, in Newberry South Carolina. Subsequently, Chris assumed responsibility for all operations in the Americas. Today, the Division is comprised of four businesses manufacturing hot end turbocharger wheels and aluminum compressors. A specialist in lean operations management, Chris was integral to the Trucast facilities becoming among the most efficient commercial diesel wheel producers in the world. Prior to joining Trucast, Chris spent 25 years in the aerospace sector both at Rolls Royce Derby and with Ross Catherall Ceramics in the UK. Chris rose to the position of Managing Director of Ross Catherall prior to moving to Trucast.