OMADA was founded in 2013 as a new aerospace supplier to deliver complex work packages with industry leading performance to customers with a focus on the top commercial aerospace platforms. We create value by partnering with our customers, suppliers, staff, investors and company to deliver industry-leading performance.
OMADA currently operates three manufacturing facilitates with approximately 350,000 square feet located in Oklahoma City, OK, Sumner, WA, and Bangkok, Thailand. A core part of OMADA’s strategy is having dedicated low-cost production facilities in Asia that deliver a highly competitive price point for its customers along with world class quality and delivery. As a component of this strategy, we started up operations at our new manufacturing facility in Bangkok, Thailand in October 2016.
Jim has over 48 years of experience in the aerospace industry and was most recently the President of PCC’s Aerostructures business. He previously served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Primus International from 1998 to 2011, and was formerly Senior Vice President of Northrop Grumman’s $1.4 billion Aerostructures businesses. Jim is a recipient of the distinguished Advanced Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award and was elected a “Fellow” by the Institute for Advancement of Engineering.
Mike has over 10 years experience in the aerospace industry, including aircraft ownership, operation and production. Mike previously specialized in aerospace investments at Oak Hill Capital Partners including Primus International (airframe supply) and Firth Rixson (engine supply). Mike’s experience set includes acquisition integration, low cost production and work statement transfer.
Doug is responsible for Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, IT and the start-up of the Thailand facility. Previously he was President of Triumph Structures International Division managing the composite business based in Farnborough UK and Thailand. Prior to the sale of Triumph, Doug was EVP of Asia Operations and Composites for PCC Aerostructures. He originally joined Primus International in 2008 as the CFO. Doug has over 30 years of senior international management experience in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Chris oversees all technical functions globally, including manufacturing engineering, production planning, NC programming, tooling and quality. Chris was previously a Global Technical Director for Arconic Inc. (formerly Alcoa Inc.’s engineered products business) overseeing five manufacturing facilities producing aerospace seamless rolled rings in the U.S. and China. In this role, Chris was the global leader responsible for all technical aspects covering strategy, equipment, and metallurgical and engineering design of complex seamless rolled rings. During his time at Arconic, Chris also served in an operations role responsible for the operational performance across three sites producing specialty metal alloys in the UK.
With over 20 years of aerospace manufacturing experience, Jason oversees OMADA’s manufacturing operations. Previously, Jason was the Northwest Group VP for PCC Aerostructures responsible for five manufacturing divisions. Prior to the acquisition by PCC, Jason was VP and General Manager of Primus International’s Auburn division. Jason has an extensive background in operations, procurement and new business development.
Leveraging almost 40 years of experience in the aerospace industry, Larry is focused on building and expanding OMADA’s global customer relationships. Larry also manages strategic relationships with key global suppliers. Prior to joining OMADA, he was at PCC Aerostructures as Director of Business Development and was the lead Airbus Program Manager. Larry joined Primus International as Vice President of Procurement and later became Director of Business Development. Larry’s career began with Vought Aircraft where he held multiple procurement positions of increasing responsibility.
James has responsibility for operations in Asia, including the start-up of the new Thailand facility and the development of key relationships with regional suppliers. James was previously a VP and GM at Primus International Suzhou facility of PCC’s Aerostructures business. James joined Primus as VP and GM to start up its Suzhou Facility in 2004. He was President, Primus Asia from 2009 to 2011 with responsibility for both Thailand and China Operations. Prior to joining Primus, James was VP and General Manager for Messier-Dowty Suzhou Operations.