LEADERSHIP TEAM

Dirkson Charles

Non-Executive Chairman

Dirkson is the founder and CEO of Loar Group Inc., a leading designer and supplier of aerospace and defence products, with expertise in working with companies in the sector that have niche, proprietary and/or leading product offerings in their markets.

Previously Dirkson served as CFO and Executive Vice President for McKechnie Aerospace between 2007-2010.

Mike Quinn

Chief Executive Officer

Mike was appointed CEO of Doncasters Group in March 2020.

Most recently he served as the CEO of Ervia, the parent company of Gas Networks Ireland, Irish Water and Aurora Telecom.

Mike was Group Vice President of Precision Castparts Corporation from 2005-2014, with responsibility for five operating businesses across 10 locations.

Nick Sanders

Non-Executive Director

Nick has held various roles in the aerospace industry, most recently serving as Chairman of Gardner Aerospace from 2010-2019.

Previously he was CEO of CompAir Inc from 2002-2009, and was the Operational Director at TRW Lucas Aerospace between 1992-2001.

He began his career at the aerospace division of Rolls-Royce.

Interim – Steve Pistono

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Pistono is our Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Steve is a Certified Public Accountant with experience across aerospace, medical and industrial markets. He has worked extensively across Europe, Americas, and Asia.

The process for the selection of a permanent GCFO is underway and an appointment will be announced in due course.

Jason Mays

Doncasters President – Americas

Jason was appointed Managing Director, USA in January 2020, adding the Trucast division to his portfolio in January 2022. He joined Doncasters in 2012 as General Manager, Doncasters Castings of Oxford, before becoming Managing Director, Structural Castings in 2016.

Prior to joining Doncasters, Jason spent 6 years as General Manager of US Casting & Machining Operations Hitchiner Manufacturing, and 16 years at Alcoa/Howmet in Quality, Sales, Manufacturing and Plant Management roles.

Helen Barrett-Hague

General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer

Helen joined Doncasters Group as General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer in June 2021.

Helen is an experienced General Counsel who has worked across engineering and industrial sectors at various PLCs, including the Pennon Group where she was instrumental in advising on strategy, contracts, litigation, risk, liability, disclosure, compliance and governance.

Indy Rattu

Doncasters President – Europe and Asia

Indy joined Doncasters Group as Vice President – European Operations in June 2022.

Indy has worked for many years in the automotive and aviation industry, across multiple disciplines, covering quality, engineering, project and contract management.

In more recent years, Indy progressed to Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Gardner Aerospace, then moved to PCC where he was Vice President & General Manager Aerostructures and then moved to the USA as Group Vice President Fluid Fittings.

Interim – Claire Davies

Chief People Officer

Claire is our interim Chief People Officer.

Claire joined Doncasters in 2014 and has worked in various HR roles with increasing responsibility across the UK and US, most recently as the HR Director for Central Services.

The process for the selection of a permanent CPO is underway and an appointment will be announced in due course.