Corporate Governance - Management

Nick  L. Stanage
President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board
Nick  L. Stanage
President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board


Mr. Stanage became a director and President and Chief Executive Officer on August 1, 2013 and became Chairman of the Board on January 1, 2014. He has served as our President since November 2009, and also as Chief Operating Officer from May 2012 until assuming the Chief Executive Officer position. Prior to joining Hexcel, Mr. Stanage was President of the Heavy Vehicle Products group (including both Commercial Vehicle Products and Off Highway Products) at Dana Holding Corporation from December 200... 
Wayne C. Pensky
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Wayne C. Pensky
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


WAYNE C. PENSKY has been our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2007. Prior to serving in his current role, Mr. Pensky served as Vice President, Finance and Controller of our Composites global business unit since 1998. From 1993 to 1998 Mr. Pensky was our Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining Hexcel in 1993, Mr. Pensky was a partner at Arthur Anderson & Co., where he had been employed since 1979.... 
Robert  G.  Hennemuth
Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Communications
Robert  G.  Hennemuth
Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Communications


ROBERT G. HENNEMUTH has served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources since March 2006. Prior to joining Hexcel, Mr. Hennemuth served as Vice President—Human Resources of Jacuzzi Brands, Inc. from July 2003 to September 2005. Previously, he was employed by Honeywell International, formerly known as AlliedSignal Inc., where he served as Vice President of Human Resources & Communications for various businesses from December 1996 to June 2003, including Honeywell Consumer Products Group.... 
Gail Lehman
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Gail Lehman
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


Gail Lehman is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. She joined Hexcel in 2017 after working at Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation where she served as Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. Prior to Noranda, Gail was Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at both Hawker Beechcraft Corporation and Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation. Earlier in her career, Gail held numerous roles as Assistant General Counsel and General Coun... 
Kimberly A. Hendricks
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Kimberly A. Hendricks
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer


KIMBERLY A. HENDRICKS has served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since September, 2009. Ms. Hendricks served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. from July 2007 until July 2009, and as Vice President, Finance, of JLG Industries, Inc. from January 2006 through February 2007. From 1999 to 2006, Ms. Hendricks held various positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, the last being Vice President, Finance from 2... 
Michael Canario
President – Aerospace, Americas
Michael Canario
President – Aerospace, Americas


Mike Canario is President, Aerospace – Americas. He joined Hexcel with the Ciba-Geigy merger in 1996 when he was Manager—International Business Development. He has held several positions within Hexcel including Vice President—Americas Sales and Marketing, Director—Financial Planning and Analysis, Manager—eCommerce and Supply Chain, Finance Manager—Asian Joint Ventures, and Manager—Global Operations Coordination. Prior to Ciba-Geigy, Mike worked at BP Chemicals as Business Development Manager, Pr... 
Thierry Merlot
President – Aerospace, Europe/Middle East/Africa
Thierry Merlot
President – Aerospace, Europe/Middle East/Africa


Thierry Merlot is President, Aerospace – Europe, Middle East and Asia. Career Summary. Thierry was working with Ciba-Geigy when the company merged with Hexcel in 1996 and has, over the years, held several sales positions for the company. Previously, Thierry spent about five years with Brochier as Aerospace Sales & Marketing Manager and Sales & Marketing Engineer, and about five years with Dassault Aviation as a composites quality engineer and R&D process engineer. Thierry has an engineering degr... 
Timothy Swords
President, Industrial
Timothy Swords
President, Industrial


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 Accessor...