Milford, NH --Michel Petit has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Sales and Business Development at Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc. (“Hitchiner”).
In his new role, Michel will oversee all aspects of the Hitchiner’s sales and business development efforts covering all markets in addition to his current responsibilities for sales to the aerospace market. Ken Miller, Vice President, Automotive Sales and Business Development will report to Michel and will continue to focus on growing the company’s sales of castings and assemblies to automotive OEM’s and their suppliers.
Michel joined Hitchiner in August 2015 as Vice President, Aerospace Sales and Business Development and has successfully negotiated several long term contract extensions for existing business while working with the aerospace sales team to identify new order opportunities.
Hitchiner currently has 637 employees in Milford. Over the past decade, the Company’s Milford operations have become one of the most environmentally balanced in the state. Hitchiner supports the automotive, aerospace and defense markets by working with companies like Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors, Pratt&Whitney, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.