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LMI Aerospace CEO Korte Steps Down, Leaves Sonaca Group

  • LMI CFO Stebe to serve as interim leader during search for new CEO

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LMI Aerospace Chief Executive Officer Dan Korte has stepped down from the role, and has left the Sonaca Group effective immediately.

“After several years of dedicated service to LMI, Dan decided to pursue other opportunities,” said Sonaca Group CEO Bernard Delvaux. “We are thankful for his leadership and accomplishments during this period, and wish him the best with his future endeavors.”

Cliff Stebe, LMI chief financial officer, will lead the LMI team in the interim while a search for a new CEO is conducted.

“The Sonaca Group, including LMI, has built its reputation on impeccable service,” Delvaux said. “More than ever, our priority is to respect our commitments to our customers, with a twofold focus on on-time delivery and quality.”

About LMI Aerospace – A Member of the Sonaca Group
LMI Aerospace is a leading supplier of structural assemblies, kits and components and provider of engineering services to the commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace markets. Manufacturing more than 40,000 products for a variety of platforms and providing turnkey engineering capabilities to support aircraft lifecycles, LMI offers complete, integrated solutions in aerostructures, engineering and program management. Headquartered in St. Louis, LMI has 21 locations across the United States and in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka. LMI is a member of the Sonaca Group, a global aerostructures company headquartered in Gosselies, Belgium. For more information, visit: www.lmiaerospace.com and www.sonaca.com.

About Sonaca Group
Sonaca Group is a global Belgian company active in the development, manufacturing and assembly of advanced structures for civil, military and space markets. The group is especially known for its capability to design and produce advanced structures such as wing movables and complex fuselages. Headquartered in Gosselies, Belgium, it has operations in China, Romania, Canada and Brazil. Sonaca Group also supplies engineering services, large sheet metal elements, wing panels, composite structures and machined components. For more information, visit www.sonaca.com.

Contact: Amy Horton LMI Aerospace +1 636-916-2130 ahorton@lmiaerospace.com Sandra Alonzo Sonaca Group +32 71 255 329 Sandra.alonzo@sonaca.com

Source:LMI Aerospace, Inc.