- Advocacy & Policy
- Research Center
May 18, 2010
AIA has appointed Todd D. Sigler as Assistant Vice President of Civil Aviation. Sigler joins AIA after working for Cirrus Aircraft in a variety of positions, most recently as vice president of Manufacturing Support and Process Engineering.
In his new role with AIA, Sigler will focus on topics related to civil aviation issues and policy, including the environment, research and development, aviation infrastructure and safety and security.
“Todd’s extensive experience in aviation will be a great asset to our advocacy efforts,” said Marion C. Blakey, AIA president and CEO. “His work experience cuts across many important areas that AIA addresses in our policy work.”
At Cirrus Aircraft, Sigler also was vice president of Manufacturing Operations, vice president of Product Assurance and director of Air Safety. He was responsible for production system strategy and product quality, daily manufacturing operations, strategic production planning, product integration, quality system elements and aircraft accident investigation.
Prior to working at Cirrus Aircraft, Sigler spent eight years with Cessna Aircraft Company as a customer solution manager, a senior air safety investigator and a production support engineer. He was also previously with Raytheon Aircraft (now Hawker Beechcraft) as a liaison engineer.
Sigler holds a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Technology and a master’s degree in Aviation Safety. He has also holds a private pilot’s license and an airframe and powerplant mechanic’s license.