New appointment at Swaffham’s STG Aerospace

Neil Thomas, who has been appointed as engineering director at STG Aerospace. ANL-150128-090951001
Neil Thomas, who has been appointed as engineering director at STG Aerospace. ANL-150128-090951001
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Swaffham’s STG Aerospace has appointed a new engineering director with more than 20 years experience working in the aircraft industry.

Neil Thomas has been appointed as engineering director and will be based at the aircraft cabin lighting specialists in Swaffham.

Mr Thomas is a graduate in electronic engineering, a chartered engineer and a chartered manager. He has worked in airline cabin and avionics environments for more than 20 years, specialising in leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams and providing technical interface to customers, including STC documentation and support.

He said: “I’m very much looking forward to making a real contribution to the future of STG Aerospace. The company has already established an excellent reputation as a great innovator and the future looks set to be an exciting one.”

And Nigel Duncan, CEO of STG Aerospace, added: “We’re delighted that Neil has joined STG Aerospace. His background, experience and skills will be a significant asset to us as we continue to pioneer new lighting technologies and build on our position as a key player in the aircraft cabin lighting market.”

Neil’s appointment follows in the same month that Richard Ilett joined the company in the new role of chief operating officer.

STG Aerospace is a world leader in lighting technologies for both commercial and military aircraft interiors and last year it won for the fourth time the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the international trade category for its sustained growth in overseas earnings.