Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street)

Management : Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street)

Doug Wright

Doug Wright joined the company in February 2014 to serve as President of Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). Mr. Wright has more than 35 years of management experience in the aerospace industry. Before Triumph, he served as Vice President of Engineered Systems for Curtiss-Wright Controls. Prior to this Mr. Wright held a number of executive positions with Goodrich Aerospace including Vice President and General Manager of Operations for the Landing Gear Division, Vice President of Integration for the Actuation System Division, and Vice President of Business Integration for their Customer Service Division. He has also served in management roles in the DeHavilland and Canadair Division of Bombardier Aerospace.

Mr. Wright holds an MBA from the University of Toronto, is a dual citizen of the USA and Canada, and is functional in the French language.

Ed DeBro

Ed DeBro is an accomplished leader with 30 years of experience in manufacturing, assembly operations, material management, supply chain management, and strategic outsourcing transition. He joined the company in 2014 and is responsible for managing all aspects of production at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). Prior to Triumph, Mr. DeBro worked for Bell Helicopter where he served as Value Stream Manager and Plant Manager since 2008. From 2005 to 2008 he was Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain Outsourcing. He was hired by Bell in 2002 as Manager of its Rotor Blade Center of Excellence.

Earlier in his career, Mr. DeBro worked for Triumph’s predecessor company in Nashville. From 1992 to 2002 he was Manager of Military Programs and worked on the C-130, V-22 and Titan missile programs. He rose through the ranks after obtaining hands-on work experience as an Aircraft Structure Mechanic, Manufacturing Supervisor, Superintendent, and Manager of Commercial Programs (Airbus, Gulfstream and BAE).

Mr. DeBro earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cumberland University and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

Nabeel Khan

Nabeel Khan was named to his current position in 2013 and manages all quality assurance functions at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). His responsibilities include inspection, quality engineering, supplier quality assurance, digital inspection, tooling quality assurance, MRB and Liaison engineering. Mr. Khan joined the company in 2003 and has worked in a variety of technical roles, including Tool Quality Engineer, Metrology Engineer, and Supplier Quality Engineer. He also has experience in NC programming and as a Reliability Engineer for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.

Mr. Khan earned a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is certified as a Lead AS9100 auditor and is a member of the ASME and SAE organizations. In addition, Mr. Khan is an active volunteer in Baylor Hospital’s emergency room.


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