February 01, 2015 5:27 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

Company Overview

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. designs and manufactures non-OEM aerostructures for commercial, military, and business/regional jets. It offers composite and metallic aircraft fuselages, propulsion systems, pylons, nacelles, and wing structures and components. The company also provides floor beams, seat tracks, tail cones, outboard flaps, strakelets, krueger flaps, edge slats, and fan duct thrust reversers, as well as gallery, entry, access, and lower cargo doors. In addition, it offers aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, fleet support, assemblies, and other services in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company offers its products through a ...

3801 South Oliver Street

PO Box 780008

Wichita, KS 67278-0008

United States

Founded in 2004





Key Executives for Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 54
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 58
Chief Adminstrative Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 43
Senior Vice President
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Key Developments

Judge Dismisses Age Discrimination Suit Against Boeing Co. and Spirit AeroSystems

A federal judge dismissed the remaining age-discrimination claims against Boeing Co. and Spirit AeroSystems that were part of a lawsuit that has stretched out over nine years. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren dismissed the claims of the remaining 26 plaintiffs in the case, as a sanction for their refusal to obey a court order directing them to provide their tax returns to the companies. Ninety former Boeing employees had claimed in the suit that they lost their jobs due to their ages when Boeing sold its Wichita-based commercial aircraft operations to the parent company of Spirit AeroSystems in 2005.

Spirit Seeks Acquisitions

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. is looking for acquisition opportunities. For over a year, Spirit was seeking for companies to acquire its Oklahoma facilities and operations.

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. Names Krisstie Kondrotis as Senior Vice President, Business Development

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. has added Krisstie Kondrotis to its senior leadership team as senior vice president, Business Development. Kondrotis will have responsibility for global marketing and expanding business relationships in both commercial and defense. A leader in the aerospace and defense industry, Kondrotis has served in top level business development and strategy roles at Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and most recently, Northrop Grumman.

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