Bodycote, the world's leading provider of heat treatments, hot isostatic pressing and coatings services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tracy Glende as President of its newly formed Aerospace, Defense and Energy division. As President, Tracy will have operational responsibility for the Aerospace, Defense and Energy division in North America. In addition, Tracy will also have global responsibility for Bodycote's strategy in the Aerospace, Defense and Energy market segments and will oversee the group's key customer account relationships in these sectors.
Tracy comes to Bodycote from Gerdau Ameristeel Inc. where he was Vice President and General Manager, Downstream Operations Group. Prior to Gerdau, Tracy spent several years with Applied Surface Technology Inc, an entrepreneurial surface technology company focused on Military, Defense, and Commercial Applications. Prior to his experience as an entrepreneur, Tracy spent 15 years in various roles with Honeywell's Industrial and Aerospace Businesses. The most recent of these roles was Vice President, Customer Service for Honeywell Aerospace.
"Bodycote has a very strong service portfolio to offer the aerospace, defense and energy markets, and a wealth of expertise in these sectors as a result of decades of experience and established relationships with customers. I am looking forward to further developing Bodycote's global presence in these important markets," comments Tracy.
Bodycote, the world's leading thermal processing services provider, operates over 190 facilities in 28 countries. The Group provides heat treatment and metal joining, hot isostatic pressing and metallurgical coatings to a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, power generation, oil & gas, military, petrochemical, agricultural, consumer product, pharmaceutical and construction.