Australia’s leading independent manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composite components and assemblies, Quickstep Holdings, has announced the appointment of new chief financial officer Alan Tilley.
Tilley comes to Quickstep with extensive experience from across the manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods and services sectors. His wide-ranging financial background, including executive roles with NRMA Motoring and Services Group, Brambles Industries Limited, Transfield, Price Waterhouse and most recently as the interim CFO with Murray Goulburn.
Managing director and CEO of Quickstep Mark Burgess welcomed Tilley to the company, saying, "We welcome Alan to Quickstep. He joins us at an exciting time in our journey to becoming a truly global composite solutions provider. We have spent the past 12 months transitioning our business into one that is focused on accelerated growth and profitability. Alan's experience and capabilities will add significant value to our executive team as we move the business forward into its next stage of development."
Quickstep is the largest independent aerospace-grade advanced composite manufacturer in Australia, partnering with some of the world’s largest aerospace/defence organisations, including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, as well as Victorian-based Marand Precision Engineering.
Quickstep operates from state-of-the-art aerospace manufacturing facilities at Bankstown Airport in Sydney, NSW and a site for the advanced manufacturing of composite parts and R&D/process development centre in Geelong, Victoria.