Spirit AeroSystems names new CFO

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] has announced it has named Jose Ignacio Garcia as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 9, 2019, the company said.

Garcia will succeed Spirit´s current Chief Financial Officer, Sanjay Kapoor, who announced previously his plans to retire in the first quarter of 2019, following a transition period.

Garcia´s experience includes CFO roles at GE Energy, GE Latin America, and most recently as VP and CFO of GE Renewable Energy, based in Paris.

Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. Spirit operates sites in the US, UK, France and Malaysia.