John Pritchard joined GKN Aerospace in 1998 as Commercial Manager, Yeovil and in January 2015 assumed the role of CEO Aerostructures Europe.
Prior to this John was Managing Director of the Metallics division of GKN Aerospace where he was responsible for the manufacture and assembly of major wing structures and components for various OEM’s. His accountability included strategy, technology, operational performance and employee engagement.
He previously worked at various GKN Aerospace sites in operational, commercial and general management positions, in the UK and internationally. Prior to joining GKN, he worked in the oil and gas sector. He is an active member of WEAF, RAeS (Bristol) and a board member of the MTC in Coventry.