Adam Aircraft Names Chris Naro Chief Financial Officer

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Adam Aircraft last week said it appointed Chris Naro as its new chief financial officer with responsibilities for all finance and accounting functions within the company. In his new role, Naro will focus on raising capital and financial planning, as well as ramping up production of the A500 piston twin and A700 AdamJet. Naro also will join the company's executive team, helping to prioritize future markets and product development initiatives for Adam Aircraft. "We welcome Chris as an integral and timely addition to our team," said CEO Rick Adam. "As we enter a period of rapid growth and expansion, Chris' depth of experience in managing critical finance, manufacturing and strategic initiatives with high-growth enterprises will prove indispensable."

Prior to joining Adam Aircraft, Naro served in senior finance and business roles over a 22-year career, including a stint as vice president of finance and strategic analysis for the Aerospace Business Unit of Honeywell International. At Honeywell he was involved in the post-merger integration of the aerospace businesses of AlliedSignal and Honeywell. Mr. Naro has also served as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. and has extensive international experience, including several European and Asian assignments. Naro holds a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware and an MBA in finance from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.