Hitchiner Makes Exec Appointments

Oct. 23, 2005
Rose joins investment caster as president, from Howmet

Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. Inc. has announced several new executive appointments. Terence Rose has joined New Hampshire investment casting producer as president. Rose recently retired from Howmet Industrial Gas Turbines as vice president, where he had been responsible for global operations and sales and marketing for the industrial gas-turbine market market.

Michael H. Hanrahan joined Hitchiner as v.p. and g.m. of the Gas Turbine division. He had been with Alcoa Howmet Castings since 1981. His most recent position had been as general manager of Howmet Castings, Whitehall, MI.

Hitchiner promoted Timothy C. Sullivan, Esq. to v.p., administration. He’s been with Hitchiner since 1995, and now will be responsible for Hitchiner’s human resources department, health, safety and environment department, export compliance, and part of its legal affairs function. He will also be the company’s associate ethics officer.

Roy T. Trent has joined the company from Alcoa Howmet Castings, and now will be Hitchiner’s director of aerospace sales. Trent had been Howmet’s major account manager in the Hampton, VA, facility, and previously held a series of positions with Howmet Castings in Wichita Falls, TX, including business center manager.

Based in Milford, NH, Hitchiner produces ferrous investment castings for customers producing automotive parts, gas turbines, electronic equipment, and hand tools. Hitchiner also operates a subsidiary plant in Mexico.