Michael has an impressive career in expanding businesses through the advancement of operational excellence, technical leadership and market focus. As Vice President and General Manager of ABB Robotics North America, Michael led the transformation and expansion of ABB’s Robotics Business significantly. In his most recent role as Group Vice President and Head of Account Management, he was instrumental in aligning and building a strong performance culture within the marketing and sales organizations across all the ABB businesses in the Americas.
Michael Mahfet stated, “Ascent’s Aerospace Integration & Automation Group is a technology leader in automated drilling and integration/assembly. The potential for this company is great in terms of bringing complete factory solutions to the market that address critical needs for our aerospace customers. I look forward to working with the team, our customers, and the other Ascent Aerospace companies.”
Brian Williams, CEO of Ascent Aerospace, added: “With the addition of Gemcor and Global Tooling Solutions to the existing Ascent Integration business units, Ascent Engineering and Brown Aerospace, Michael’s experience in leading technology development and operational excellence will be a great asset to the Group. We are very pleased to welcome Michael to the Ascent Aerospace team.”