(Montreal, Canada – November 28, 2017). Michel Potvin, President, Esterline Avionics Systems, is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank Timmermans to the position of President, of the Esterline Advanced Displays (EAD) business unit, effective October 1, 2017.
Mr. Timmermans joined Esterline through the acquisition of the aerospace and defense display businesses of Barco N.V. in February 2015, after which he was appointed Vice President and General Manager of both the Esterline Simulation Visual Systems (SVS) business and the Esterline site in Kortrijk, Belgium.
Mr. Timmermans succeeds Mr. Dave Scott who retired after 40 years with Barco/Esterline.
Previously, Mr. Timmermans held various positions at Barco in divisional and operations management as well as sales, strategic marketing and product management for the Air Traffic Control, Defense & Security, Surveillance as well as Virtual and Augmented Reality and Simulation markets. Before joining Barco, he spent three years with ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB) in business development and business unit management.
Mr. Timmermans holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering, Management Information Systems, and earned an MBA in International Marketing and International Management. He has a management degree from the Vlerick School for Management and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Development Program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.
Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com) is an international, specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, WA., that employs about 13,000 people worldwide. The Esterline Avionics Systems business group is recognized for its CMC Electronics brand of innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions as well as its world-class capability in Advanced Displays for avionics, rugged and air traffic control applications. The Esterline family of high-performance TREALITY® simulation display products adds best-in-class technology and synergies within the Esterline Simulation Visual Systems business unit.
Mrs. Janka Dvornik
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