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 180,000 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 recently broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Bangkok, Thailand that will be production-ready in 2016 with more than 170,000 square feet of modern facilities and equipment.
Jim Hoover 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. Jim has over 48 years of experience in the aerospace industry, 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 most recently was the CFO of OMADA and brings over 15 years of experience in private equity investing, including nine years at Oak Hill Capital Partners where he focused on industrial and aerospace investments, including Primus International, Firth Rixon and Avolon Aerospace. Prior to Oak Hill, Mike spent six years at Palladium Equity Partners focused on industrial investments. He started his career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in investment banking.
With over 20 years of aerospace manufacturing experience, Jason manages OMADA’s US manufacturing operations, new program development and procurement. Prior to OMADA, 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.
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.
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. He joins OMADA after having been 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.
Leveraging almost 40 years of experience in the aerospace industry, Larry is focused on building and expanding our global customer relationships. He 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.