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Norsk Titanium Taps Pratt & Whitney Veteran to Lead Quality


June 20, 2016
By Business Wire News

OSLO, Norway

Norsk Titanium AS, the world’s leading provider of aerospace-grade, titanium additive manufacturing technology today announced the appointment of Annette M. Jussaume to the position of Vice President of Quality. In her new role, she will report to Carl O. Johnson, Senior Vice President – Technology, Engineering & Quality.

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Norsk Titanium Vice President of Quality Annette Jussaume (Photo: Business Wire)

Norsk Titanium Vice President of Quality Annette Jussaume (Photo: Business Wire)

Annette M. Jussaume joins Norsk Titanium from Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company, where her 29-year career was highlighted by leading the execution of the PW1524G engine development program for the Bombardier C-Series commercial aircraft, as well as establishing and leading quality readiness for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and F-22 Raptor engine programs. In her most recent role, she provided worldwide executive leadership of quality programs at all Pratt & Whitney owned facilities.

“Annette is a wonderful and necessary addition to our leadership team,” said Norsk Titanium CEO Warren M. Boley Jr. “Her background in leading collaborative customer partnerships and implementing best-in-class aerospace quality systems will significantly enhance Norsk Titanium’s portfolio of commercial and military OEM part programs.”

Ms. Jussaume holds a mechanical engineering degree from Western New England University.

About Norsk Titanium AS

Norsk Titanium AS is the world’s pioneering supplier of aerospace-grade, additive manufactured, structural titanium components. The company is distinguished in the aviation industry by its patented Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) process that transforms titanium wire into complex components suitable for structural and safety-critical applications. The Norsk Titanium research and development team is committed to displacing the inefficient forging process with a precision wire deposition technology embodying substantial savings for aerospace, defense, and commercial applications. www.norsktitanium.com

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