J.F. Lehman adds operating executive board member

J.F. Lehman & company, a private equity firm focused on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, has announced it has appointed Michael V. Cuff to its Operating Executive Board (OEB), the company said.

The OEB is a group of seasoned industry and government executives who have significant experience in the firm´s target industries. Through key relationships and sector-specific knowledge, OEB members contribute to sourcing and evaluating transactions, advising on portfolio company strategy and recruiting senior level portfolio company management.

Cuff joins the OEB after eight years of service with J.F. Lehman & company as Managing Director, Operations. In that capacity, he was responsible for leveraging the firm´s extensive operational resources and empowering portfolio company executive teams to drive growth and value creation. As part of his transition to the OEB, Cuff will remain a director of several current portfolio companies, including Trident Maritime Systems, Lake Shore Systems and AGI Holdings.

Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Cuff was a senior executive at Honeywell Aerospace where his responsibilities included oversight of the Helicopter and Surface Systems business group.