SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 14, 2018
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
24911 Avenue Stanford
Valencia, California 91355
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (661) 775-7200
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 14, 2018, the Board of Directors of Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Howard Rosen to serve as the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller (Principal Accounting Officer), effective September 17, 2018. Kerry A. Shiba, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer), had been serving as the Company’s Principal Accounting Officer on an interim basis prior to Mr. Rosen’s appointment.
Mr. Rosen, age 55, has 30 years of experience in the finance and accounting organizations of multinational corporations, most recently serving as Vice President and Corporate Controller since 2017 at Safe-Guard Products International, LLC, a leading provider of vehicle protection products in the finance and insurance space to the automotive, RV, marine and motorcycle/powersports industries. Prior to that, Mr. Rosen served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, which focuses on investing in retail properties and mixed-used developments, from 2011 to 2016. He also previously served as Chief Accounting Officer at Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., a leading supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry, from 2010 to 2011, and as Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at MDS Inc., a publicly-traded global life sciences company, from 2007 to 2010. Prior to joining MDS, Mr. Rosen served in various roles within the finance and accounting organization at Philip Morris International from 1989 to 2007. He began his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young LLP, where he worked from 1985 to 1989. Mr. Rosen received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Georgetown University and is a certified public accountant (inactive).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
WESCO AIRCRAFT HOLDINGS, INC.
Date: September 17, 2018
/s/ Kerry A. Shiba
Kerry A. Shiba
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer