Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 11:18 AM EDT|Updated: 12 hours ago
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Patriot Industrial Partners, Inc., is expanding its aerospace and defense consulting and advisory practice. Brian Schmidt will lead the U.S. practice and Charlie Johnston will lead the Europe & Asia practice. Additional advisors have also joined the team, bringing strong technical, operational and supply chain expertise. John Pilla will lead quality and engineering efforts. Tim Martin, Norman Hardie, Iain McGachie will support clients in the areas of supply chain, operations and aftermarket.
Patriot Industrial Partners expands A&D advisory internationally and adds technical expertise to manufacturing services.
The Global advisory practice has been established with Brian Schmidt assuming the role of U.S Practice Team Leader utilizing his 30+ years of supply chain experience to assist clients with business performance improvements, supply chain optimization, strategic sourcing, M&A due diligence. Charlie Johnston will assume the role of Europe and Asia Practice Team Leader utilizing his 40+ years of executive management experience, Charlie will lead business transformation, M&A integration, continuous improvement, aftermarket support and executive management engagement.
The quality and technical advisory expands with the addition of John Pilla to the team. John previously held the role of Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer at Spirit Aerosystems and will serve in the role senior technical advisor. With 40+ years of experience, John will provide clients with expertise in the areas of quality and engineering, technology roadmaps, research and development and aligning client capabilities with end customer design requirements.
Additional advisors joining Patriot will support clients in the areas of supply chain, M&A, operations and aftermarket practice segments. Tim Martin will advise clients in the areas of portfolio rebalancing, supply chain management, M&A support, operations and aftermarket services. Norman Hardie, will support clients with supply chain management and business process improvements. Iain McGachie will work with clients in the areas of procurement, fleet management and aftermarket services support.
Patriot Industrial Partners, founded in 2019, is an Orange County, CA based advisory firm specializing in aerospace, defense, space and specialty industrial markets. Patriot elevates business performance by focusing on manufacturing strategy, supply chain optimization and value creation. The team is comprised of industry leaders that have extensive and practical experience in manufacturing, supply chain, quality, program management and technical functions. Patriot advisors have experience in airframes, engines and systems having had previous careers at the airplane original equipment manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers.
For more information, please contact Jake Burns at Operations@patriotindustrialpartners.com.
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