Northstar Aerospace, Inc. appoints Peter Jackson to lead Canadian operations

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SYMBOL: NAS

CHICAGO, IL, June 28 /CNW/ - Peter Jackson has joined Northstar Aerospace (Canada), Inc. as President, Canadian Operations, responsible for leading the company's Milton and Windsor, Ontario manufacturing sites.

Mr. Jackson joins Northstar from Magellan Aerospace where he was Vice President and General Manager, Orenda Aerospace, a division of Magellan. He was responsible for three manufacturing and repair and overhaul sites. He also held positions of increasing management responsibility at BMW and General Electric Aircraft Engines Group prior to joining Magellan. Mr. Jackson earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree at St. John's University in Newfoundland and a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Toronto.

"Peter's leadership skills and his depth of aerospace industry knowledge will be great assets to our company and to our Canadian team," said Glenn Hess, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northstar Aerospace, Inc.

Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (www.nsaero.com) is North America's leading independent manufacturer of flight critical gears and transmissions. Northstar Aerospace is a public company (TSX:NAS) with operating subsidiaries in the United States and Canada. Its principal products include helicopter gears and transmissions, accessory gearbox assemblies, rotorcraft drive systems and other machined and fabricated parts. It also provides maintenance, repair and overhaul of transmissions and drive systems. The Company's executive offices are located in Chicago, Illinois. Its plants are located in Chicago, Illinois; Phoenix, Arizona; Anderson, Indiana; and Milton and Windsor, Ontario.

SOURCE Northstar Aerospace

For further information: For further information: Craig Yuen, Chief Strategy Officer, Vice President Strategic Planning and Implementation - 708-728-2121 or cyuen@nsaero.com

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