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Hawker Beechcraft Corp. appoints new V.P. and general manager in Little Rock

July 2, 2008, Wichita, KS  – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald King as the vice president and general manager of the Little Rock, Ark.


July 2, 2008
By Carey Fredericks

July 2, 2008, Wichita, KS  – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald King as the vice president and general manager of the Little Rock, Ark. Hawker Completions Center. King has extensive experience in high-volume production environments, and a solid background in driving improvements by utilizing participative management, team building, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools.
 
King comes to HBC with wide-ranging managerial experience. He worked previously at Eaton Heavy Duty Truck in Shenandoah, Iowa, where he was plant manager. Prior to that, he was operations lead of Fabrications and Repair and Overhaul at Honeywell Aerospace Lighting and Electronics in Urbana, Ohio. He has also held senior level positions with Delphi Automotive, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engines, General Electric Aircraft Engines and Walbar Engine Components, a division of Goodrich Aerospace in Phoenix, Ariz. 
 
Ron holds an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and a bachelor degree in business and management from the University of Phoenix.
 
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special-mission and train