7th October 2016 – Doncasters Group today announced that Jon Evans has joined the company as Vice President, Aerospace Sales and Business Development, reporting to Tim Martin, Global Senior Vice President, Sourcing, Strategic Business Development & Sales.
In this role Jon will be leading sales and marketing for the aerospace market, focusing on expanding Doncasters role in the manufacture and delivery of castings, forgings and finished products for commercial and military engine applications.
Jon brings some valuable experience to Doncasters, having has held the role of Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for GKN Aerostructures North America for over seven years. He has over 30 years of experience in major assemblies, metallic and composite structure design, development and production for commercial and military aircraft applications. His background includes extensive experience in mechanical system design, development and implementation for aircraft and engine structures, propulsion systems and spacecraft structures.
In addition, he spent 8 years focused on the Space Industry and 17 years at ATK Aerospace Composite Structures Company. Throughout these assignments he worked closely with a variety of customers in the US Department of Defense, NASA and numerous satellite, launch vehicle and domestic and international aircraft customers.
Tim Martin commented: “We are very fortunate to have Jon joining our team. Jon’s vast knowledge of the Aerospace Industry and familiarity with our Customers will be a great advantage and will make a strong contribution towards our plans for growth.”