Tim Swords is President, Industrial. He joined Hexcel in 2011 as Vice President, Business Development. Previously, he was General Manager of Commercial Engines Marketing, and Director of Strategic & Regional Marketing at GE Aviation. In addition, Tim spent several years with Honeywell Aerospace, where he served in several positions including Vice President of Technical Sales for Air Transport & Regional and Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Engine Systems and Accessories. Early in his career, Tim was Communications Systems Engineer with AG Communications Systems and with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. Tim has a degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University, a degree in physics from California University of Pennsylvania, and a graduate degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University.