Posted March 22, 2017

Mayer appointed  Kaman Fluid Power VP and general manager

Kaman Distribution Group announced that David Mayer will become vice president and general manager of the Kaman Fluid Power (KFP) platform effective April 3, 2017.

“Fluid Power has become an integral component of the Distribution Group and we see future strategic growth opportunities to develop it further. David has played a critical role in architecting our Fluid Power platform and he is well prepared for his new assignment,” said Steven Smidler, president Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation. “In this new role David will assume overall responsibilities for the Fluid Power platform, and the business will remain focused on its business objectives of increasing market share, enhancing the customer experience, and improving operational effectiveness.”

Mayer has been vice president – Marketing of Kaman Industrial Technologies since 1998, responsible for marketing, product management, supplier relations and fabrication and assembly services. He joined Kaman in 1989 and has served in a number of functional areas including business development, strategic planning, product management and finance. He is a past president of the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) and previously served in Emhart Corporation’s management development program. Mayer is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he earned a BS in finance and an MBA in international business.