Ramin Aflakian Appointed Vice President Cabin Solutions Value Stream
LYNNWOOD, Wash. - Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), announces the appointment of Ramin Aflakian as Vice President of the Cabin Solutions Value Stream. In this role, Aflakian will be responsible for the entire Cabin Solutions value stream process from product concept to launch and from order to delivery. Cabin Solutions is comprised of P.L. Porter motion control products for passenger seats including seat recline devices for economy class seats, and sophisticated software-controlled seat actuation and comfort control systems for first class and business class seating.
Aflakian joined Crane Aerospace & Electronics in 1999 as Chief Engineer for the Sensing & Control Systems group. He was later promoted to Director of Engineering for Sensing Systems, and then, in March of 2005, to Group Director of Central Engineering. Aflakian came to Crane from Space Systems/Loral where he managed a group of over 200 people involved in electrical and mechanical design, final integration, and subcontract management. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Boeing in engineering management where his responsibilities included designing power supplies for the Cabin Management System on the 777. Aflakian received a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Seattle University and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a major supplier of systems and components for critical aerospace and defense applications. Product and service offerings are organized in solution sets, and include Landing System Solutions, Sensing and Utility Solutions, Fluid Management Solutions, Power Solutions, Microwave Systems Solutions, Electronic Manufacturing Solutions, Microelectronics Solutions and Cabin Solutions. Products are manufactured under the brand names ELDEC, General Technology, Hydro-Aire, Interpoint, Keltec, Lear Romec, Olektron, P.L. Porter, and Signal Technology. For more information on Crane Aerospace & Electronics, visit www.craneae.com.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a segment of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CR). For more information on Crane Co. visit www.craneco.com.