Constitution of the board
The major aerospace companies Collins Aerospace, Meggitt, Moog Aircraft Group and Rolls-Royce are permanently represented on the MAA board of directors by senior managers. MAA members elect additional directors for two-year terms. Other directors are appointed to ensure that a variety of expert perspectives from across the Midlands aerospace cluster are brought to bear on board decision-making.
MAA board meeting
MAA chair and vice chair
Our chair and vice chair are David Danger and Peter Smith. David also chairs the MAA Finance Committee.
David Danger, Managing Director, Materials and Non-Destructive Testing, Intertek
Peter Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive, Nasmyth Group
Electing new directors
We announced the names of one newly elected director and two directors returned to the MAA board for two year terms of office at the MAA members meeting and AGM on 14 November 2018 kindly hosted by MAA member Solihull College.
The new director is David Whiffin. David Danger, Managing Director, Materials and Non-Destructive Testing, Intertek and Peter Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive, Nasmyth Group were re-elected.
Directors from our four major companies
Steve McMulkin, Group Quality Manager, Meggitt, Coventry, Birmingham, Shepshed
Stuart Mclachlan, Group Vice President & General Manager, Aircraft Control Components Sector, Moog Aircraft Group, Wolverhampton
Wendy Stopher, Head of Group Purchasing, Rolls-Royce, Birmingham & Derby
Lisa Swan, Operations Director and Site Lead, Collins Aerospace - Actuation Systems, Wolverhampton
Elected directors from the supply chain
Peter Bruch, Managing Director, AE Aerospace, Birmingham
Stephen Cheetham, Managing Director, PK Engineering, Hereford
David Danger (MAA Chair), Managing Director, Materials and Non-Destructive Testing, Intertek, Derby
Alan Duffield, General Manager, Winbro Advanced Machining, Winbro Group Technologies Limited, Coalville
Peter Smith (MAA Vice Chair), Chairman and Chief Executive, Nasmyth Group, Coventry and Pinxton
David Whiffin, Managing Director, OdiliaClark, Derby
Alan Dunbar (Chair, MAA Business Development Group), Group Vice President, Business Development, Bromford Industries
Robin Hill (Chair, MAA Technology Development Group), Head of Electronics, Collins Aerospace
Neil Holmes, Managing Director, Columbia Precision
Jay Patel, Head of Economic Development, Wolverhampton City Council
TBC, Councillor, Derby City Council
Annette Rothwell (Chair, MAA Supply Chain Performance Group), Procurement and Supply Chain Director, BAE Systems Maritime
Tony Tinley, Regional Officer, Unite the Union