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W. David Wilson '75 Named CFO of Piper Aircraft

October 15, 2009

Fall Leaves East College 2007.jpgOctober 15, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — W. David Wilson, a 1975 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief financial officer of Piper Aircraft. A senior executive with more than 30 years of experience with major U.S. companies and in Asia, Wilson assumes the post immediately. He will direct Piper's financial strategy as well as lead the company's financial processes.

"Dave Wilson's track record both in the U.S. and Australia, as well as in leading initiatives in Europe and Asia, will provide us with the fiscal proficiency necessary to achieve success across international boundaries as well as in our existing markets,' says Piper's CEO, Kevin J. Gould.

Wilson comes to his new position after serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer for PolyOne Corporation, which was formed in September 2000 as a merger between The Geon Company and M.A. Hanna Company. He previously served as vice president and chief financial officer at Geon.

After earning a bachelor's degree in history from DePauw, Wilson received a Masters of International Management from the American (Thunderbird) Graduate School of International Management.

You'll find more details in Florida's Vero Beach Press-Journal.

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