Wayne Exton named president/CEO of AGC AeroComposites

Exton comes to AGC AeroComposites from B/E Aerospace Business Jet Group.

AGC AeroComposites (Crewkerne, Somerset, UK), a composites and metal structures manufacturer for the aerospace and defense industry, has named Wayne Exton president and CEO.

Exton, former group vice president of B/E Aerospace Business Jet Group, joined the company in October bringing more than 25 years of leadership experience in the aerospace and defense sector.

“I have worked with Wayne for the past 10 years and have experienced first hand his consistent success in maximizing company performance while driving growth,” says Robert Khoury, executive chairman of AGC AeroComposites’ Board of Directors.  “During his time at B/E Aerospace’s Business Jet Group, he grew revenues from $147 million to $750 million, positioned the company from four operating businesses to 15 and developed offshore manufacturing and engineering facilities in Mexico and India.”

“Our focus as a team will be will be centered on maximizing the global enterprise’s performance by driving the company's strategy of pushing ahead with product development, entering new markets and finding ways to become more efficient while remaining competitive,” says Exton. 

AGC AeroComposites has four sites: Hayden, ID, US; and Yeovil, Portland and Derby in the UK. The company specializes in composite manufacturing, metal fabrication, design and engineering.