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Announcement of Val’s Retirement and New President

Written on: May 3, 2024

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Harper Engineering, a leading provider of innovative solutions for the aerospace industry, today announces the retirement of Val Khlevnoy, a revered figure whose leadership and dedication have been instrumental in shaping the company's success over the years. Val has served 28 years with Harper Engineering, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of excellence and achievement.In Val's tenure, Harper Engineering has experienced growth, survived the COVID crisis and has cemented its position as a leader in the aerospace sector. Under Val's guidance, the company has consistently delivered cutting-edge solutions, fostered a culture of innovation, and prioritized customer satisfaction."We extend our deepest gratitude to Val for his invaluable contributions and unwavering commitment to Harper Engineering," said Bob Hazel, Chairman of Harper Engineering’s Board. "His leadership has been instrumental in driving our success, and he will be deeply missed."In light of Val's retirement, Harper Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlo Mears as his successor. With over 30 years of experience in the aerospace industry and a proven track record of leadership, Carlo is well-equipped to lead Harper Engineering into its next chapter of growth and innovation."I am honored and excited to take on this new role at Harper Engineering," said Carlo "I am deeply committed to building upon the strong legacy and foundation that Harper is known for and leading Harper Engineering to new heights of success."Harper Engineering remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering exceptional quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction under Carlo’s leadership. The company looks forward to the continued support and partnership of its valued stakeholders as it embarks on this new chapter.About Harper Engineering:Harper Engineering is a leading provider of innovative solutions for the aerospace industry. With a focus on quality, precision, and reliability, Harper Engineering delivers cutting-edge products and services that meet the evolving needs of its customers.