Carpenter Technology Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, has announced the appointment of Sam Abdelmalek as its Vice President and Group President – Performance Engineered Products (PEP), effective August 5, 2019. In this role, Abdelmalek will lead the company’s PEP segment portfolio of businesses (Amega West Services, Carpenter Additive, Carpenter Powder Products (CPP), Dynamet Inc. and Latrobe Specialty Metals Distribution) and related services, reporting directly to Tony Thene, President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Sam’s results-driven leadership and demonstrated expertise in ensuring operational performance and enabling commercial excellence will further position our PEP businesses for sustained growth and strong long-term success,” stated Thene. “As we continue to focus on expanding our PEP capabilities, particularly in Additive Manufacturing, Sam will lead our teams in safely and efficiently executing our strategy, while accelerating internal innovation and differentiating Carpenter Technology as an established and respected supplier and solutions provider. We are excited to welcome Sam to Carpenter Technology.”
Abdelmalek reportedly brings thirty years of engineering, supply chain, manufacturing and operations leadership experience. Prior to joining Carpenter Technology, he served as Chief Transformation and Supply Chain Officer at Bombardier, and as Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Pratt & Whitney. He also previously held senior leadership roles at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) and its divisions, and held positions of increasing responsibility at Bell Helicopter and Turbocor Inc.