EDGEWOOD, N.Y., June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE ) — Dynatech International/MPX Holdings LLC, announced today that Dr. Ahmed Metwalli has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Planning and Business Development. Dr. Metwalli brings with him close to forty years of experience in the aerospace industry in both the defense and commercial markets and in international operations. He spent 25 years at Lockheed Martin in various capacities including Vice President and General Manager, International Operations for the Aircraft and Logistics Centers Company in Greenville, SC.
From 2007 to 2012, Dr. Metwalli served in a dual role as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Aerospace Products International (API) in Memphis, TN and the COO of First Aviation Services, Inc. (FAvS), Westbury, CT. He managed domestic and international subsidiaries and business units in Wichita, KS; Winston Salem, NC; Montreal, Canada; the Philippines; Singapore; Shanghai, China; Gondia, India; New Zealand, and Dubai which provide integrated logistics and sustainment services including OEM parts distribution, supply chain management programs, component MRO and engineering solutions.
Prior to 2007, he was Vice President of Business Development and Distribution at Kellstrom Industries in Miramar, Florida. He joined Kellstrom in 2003 as Vice President of Sales and Customer Support of the defense division which provides spares, repairs, and logistics services to military customers worldwide.
Alan H. Howard, President of Dynatech International/MPX Holdings said “We are very fortunate to have Ahmed join us as we continue to expand and strengthen our presence in key geographies, increase the breadth and range of our OEM distributions, and enhance our commitment to and our investment in supporting legacy military aircraft platforms.”
Dr. Metwalli received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York and taught at the California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California. Ahmed and his wife have two grown children. He will be based at Dynatech’s Ft Lauderdale location.
About Dynatech International:
Headquartered with an operating division in Long Island, NY and a facility in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dynatech is a full-service company supporting military operators and MROs worldwide with turbine engine and aircraft spare parts, repair management, logistics solutions and superior service. With 40 years of experience in the aerospace and defense aftermarket, Dynatech is the exclusive and authorized distributor of UTC-Goodrich (fuel nozzles and spraybars), Fokker (landing gear), Disan Corporation (navigational lights), Trisoft Aircraft Covers (safety protection), Condor Pacific (Gyroscopes) among many others. The company also stocks a large inventory of new and of out-of-production, hard-to-find parts for military engines (T56, F100, T700, J85, J79) and aircraft (C-130, F-16, F-18, F-5, CH-47) and is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C:2009-01 quality certified. For more information about Dynatech, visit our website:www.dynatechintl.com.
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