ATI Names Vice President, ATI Defense
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) announced that Terrence L. Hartford has been named Vice President, ATI Defense effective immediately. In this new position, Mr. Hartford will be responsible for leading ATI’s Defense Market Sector Team in developing strategies to grow ATI’s business across all branches of the U.S. military and on all major Navy, Marine, Air Force and Army platforms. Mr. Hartford will report to Kevin B. Kramer, ATI’s Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer. Mr. Hartford will be based in Washington, D.C.
“As we continue to move ATI forward as an aligned and integrated company, we see opportunities to grow our business in the defense market by providing ATI’s differentiated specialty materials and components solutions,” said Rich Harshman, ATI’s Chairman, President and CEO. “ATI’s long-term strategy is to focus our leadership in specialty materials technologies, products, and manufacturing capabilities to create value for customers across diversified high-value global markets, including the defense market. Terry Hartford is an experienced ATI executive who is well-qualified to help develop and expand ATI’s relationships in the Pentagon and with strategic defense prime contractors. Terry will work closely with ATI’s business units to develop aligned defense market specific strategies that are designed to drive profitable growth for ATI and create value for our customers and shareholders.”
Terry Hartford began his ATI career in 1981 at ATI Flat Rolled Products where he held various positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing, quality, production planning and general management. In 2002, he was named Senior Vice President Commercial, ATI Flat Rolled Products. In 2006, he was named Vice President and General Manager – Sheet for ATI Flat Rolled Products a business representing $1 billion in annual revenue for ATI. Mr. Hartford was also one of ATI’s representatives on the board of our STAL joint venture from August 1998 through July 2002. Mr. Hartford has a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Allegheny College.
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Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is one of the largest and most diversified specialty materials and components producers in the world with revenues of approximately $4.4 billion for the last twelve months. ATI has approximately 9,600 full-time employees world-wide who use innovative technologies to offer global markets a wide range of specialty materials solutions. Our major markets are aerospace and defense, oil and gas/chemical process industry, electrical energy, medical, automotive, food equipment and appliance, and construction and mining. The ATI website is www.ATImetals.com.
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