25 February 2014, Burton-Upon-Trent, UK — Sebasten Daels has joined Doncasters SETTAS as Financial and Administrative Director according to an announcement by Karim El Housni, General Manager of SETTAS.
Mr Daels reports directly to Mr El Housni and will work regularly with Peter Davies, Finance Director of Doncasters Aerospace Division. He has assumed responsibility for financial and administrative operations as well as for the management of Human Resources and Information Technology functions at SETTAS.
Mr Daels previously held the position of Financial Controller for a European group in the aluminium industry between 2000 and 2004. Prior to this, he spent five years as Financial Controller within NLMK and more recently was Finance Director for a family owned group in the construction sector.
Mr El Housni commented, “The experience and depth of knowledge of the steel industry Sebastien brings with him will be an asset to both SETTAS and Doncasters Aerospace Division as we drive growth in 2014. His influence and abilities will also support our senior management team as we develop strategies for continuous improvement in all areas of the business.”
About The Doncasters Group:
The Doncasters Group is a leading international manufacturer of performance and tolerance critical engineering components for a variety of end market applications. Core manufacturing processes include precision casting, forging, fabrication, machining and production of superalloys. Key products include turbine airfoils, rings & casings, structural castings, compressor airfoils, combustion components and fabrications & exhausts for application in gas turbine engines, aerostructures and components for airframe applications, compressor and turbine wheels for the specialty turbocharger market, and ranges of fastenings for construction, industrial, truck, recreational and military markets. The company offers well-developed supply chain integration solutions, delivering complex assemblies and engine-ready components to its customers. Doncasters currently employs approximately 5,000 people in over 20 sites across the UK, Continental Europe, USA, China and Mexico. The Group has institutionalised lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles throughout its operations.