Toray Advanced Composites appoints David Bernard as European Managing Director

Toray Advanced Composites announces the appointment of Mr David Bernard as its European Managing Director, effective July 3. Mr Bernard takes over the position from Mr Erik Delnoij, who has decided to pursue a career outside Toray.

Toray Advanced Composites appoints David Bernard as European Managing Director

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Mr Bernard, who joined Toray Advanced Composites as General Manager and Director of the Langley Mill, UK, site in 2016, brings a wealth of expertise and insight to the position. With over thirty years of experience in the composites industry, his knowledge spans operations, sales, technology, and senior leadership across Europe and North America.

I’m honored to succeed Erik in the position of Managing Director for Toray Advanced Composites in Europe,” states David. “Together with our leadership team, I’m excited to build on a strong foundation of operational and technology excellence which is deep within our company DNA.”

Mr Scott Unger, CEO, shares “David is an exceptionally strong leader, and coupled with his deep knowledge of composite material technology, operational excellence and commercial acumen, is ideally suited to grow and develop our European business. His background in both aerospace and industrial markets aligns with our strategic vision to drive innovation and growth across these sectors.”

Mr Bernard’s appointment follows the recent announcement of changes to Toray Advanced Composites’ North American and Global leadership teams, including Mr Scott Unger’s appointment as CEO and Mr Steve Cease’s appointment as Managing Director USA & Global Chief Technology Officer and North American Managing Director this Spring.

Cover photo: L-R David Bernard, Toray Advanced Composites European Managing Director, Scott Unger Global CEO.

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