EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – May 10, 2022 – FDH Aero (“FDH”), a global parts distributor and supply chain solutions provider for aerospace & defense OEMs and aftermarket segments, today announced the new hire of Bob Loycano to the position of Vice President of Supply Chain.
Bob brings over 30 years of aerospace experience to FDH. Before joining FDH, Bob was the director of procurement for Boeing Global Services. Prior to Boeing’s acquisition of KLX, Bob served as the vice president of global supply chain. He was also executive director of supply chain for Wesco Aircraft, and he held a variety of roles at Pratt & Whitney. Bob has his MBA from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering from Boston University.
“We are excited to welcome Bob to the FDH Aero team. Bob’s background is an exceptional fit for our business as we continue to expand our product offering for both the OEM and aftermarket business segments,” said Scott Tucker, CEO of FDH Aero.
In his role at FDH, Bob will play a key role as we expand supplier access with additional authorized distributorships and product lines, driving a structure & disciplined investment approach to inventory and supporting customer contracts, and negotiating long term agreements with our supplier partners.
“We are thrilled for Bob to be joining the FDH team. He brings a wealth of experience and industry relationships that will help our organization continue to grow. This strategic position enhances our already strong supplier partnerships and helps position us to scale further while providing top notch service to our customer base,” said Ryan Kinslow, COO of FDH Aero.
Earlier this year, FDH announced the acquisition of Calco Aerospace, marking FDH’s eleventh acquisition overall and ninth completed since Audax Private Equity invested in the company in 2017.
About FDH Aero
FDH Aero is a leading distributor of aerospace hardware, replacement parts, electronic components, and chemicals to commercial and defense aircraft manufacturers, subcontractors, component distributors, commercial airlines, and MRO/aftermarket solution providers. FDH is headquartered in El Segundo, CA and has operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.fdhaero.com.