Stacy Cozad was appointed as SVP - General Counsel - Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at

Date of management change: January 01, 2016 

What Happened? appointed Stacy Cozad at SVP - General Counsel - Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary


About the Company

Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, USA, is one of the worlds largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial and defense aircraft. In addition to its Wichita facilities, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Oklahoma; Kinston, North Carolina; Prestwick, Scotland; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. The companys core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services. As one of the worlds largest tier-one manufacturers and suppliers of aerostructures, Spirit AeroSystems applies research and emerging technologies in designing, fabricating, assembling and integrating components and structures for premier commercial and defense aerospace programs. Spirit AeroSystems is a $7 billion global company, with more than 15,000 employees worldwide. About 12,000 of those employees are located at the companys corporate headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.


About the Person

Ms. Stacy Cozad has been Chief Compliance Officer at Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. since January 30, 2017. Ms. Cozad has been the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. since January 4, 2016. Ms. Cozad has been Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. since January 4, 2016 and serves as its Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. Ms. Cozad has responsibility for oversight of all legal matters across the global enterprise. She has deep experience in commercial aerospace and corporate litigation, having held leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Southwest Airlines since 2006. She served as Southwest's Associate General Counsel for litigation, overseeing all litigation for the airline. Prior to Southwest, she was an Associate and Partner in private law practices, working on high-profile litigation cases. Ms. Cozad earned a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science from Concordia University Texas and her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University.


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