Nycote President named first woman Aerochemicals Alliance President
Nycote’s President and Chief Operations Officer, Marcie Simpson and Executive Vice President, Tana Hausch attended the annual Aerochemicals Alliance meetings June 6-8th in Würzburg Germany.
Founded in 2003, Aerochemicals is a dynamic global alliance of international chemical specialists in their own specific market. Its mission is to solve OEM customers’ challenges, bring innovative technical solutions and services to the global aerospace community, create a global business network allowing each member to position themselves as a recognized leading supplier. The Alliance’s specialty includes a range of products wide enough to cover most of aerospace industry’s critical chemical needs.
What is truly unique about Aerochemicals is its ability to offer its OEM customers the reach of a global company together with the flexibility, expertise and customer care of independent companies.
Throughout the course of the meeting days, Nycote’s executives had the opportunity to meet with representatives fom Andpak, Contec Inc., Hass Finechem China, Pexa, Sherwin Babbco, Socomore, and ML Lubrication.
Simpson and Hausch also had the opportunity to tour of one of the local alliance members, ML Lubricant, located near Würzburg in Schweinfurt Germany. The company representatives provided a fascinating tour of their factory to explain how their daily business is conducted alongside a walking tour of their historic city.
“Our Alliance meetings offers such a great opportunity to meet with other OEM companies in the aerospace industry. We gained intelligence on various happenings or changes in this niche. The most important reason why we meet is to build relationships and leverage on these relationships for new business opportunities,” says Tana Hausch. “We participated in team exercises (they divided up the group into smaller groups) which gave us an opportunity to get to know each other in a casual/fun environment.”
Marcie Simpson voted in as President of Aerochemicals – the first woman president of the alliance in its 15-year history.
Aerochemicals members voted Marcie Simpson as its new Alliance President. Simpson will be Aerochemicals first woman president in its fifteen-year existence. “I am very honored to follow the path of these wonderful business leaders. I thank all of our Alliance members, particularly Jim Rowbotham (Pexa) and Fred Lescure (Socomore) for this amazing honor,” says Simpson.