(EnergyAsia, October 18 2011, Tuesday) — Chromalloy, a leading producer of turbine engine repairs and advanced coatings, has appointed Carlo Luzzatto as President to lead its expansion in the aerospace and industrial gas turbine (IGT) markets.

Mr Luzzatto, a seasoned energy industry business leader, joined from Ansaldo Energia, a division of the Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica S.p.A., and a leading provider of power plant equipment and power generation services where he last served as co-general manager.

“With Carlo’s appointment, Chromalloy is positioned for growth in the global energy and aerospace industries,” said Armand F. Lauzon, Jr, who had served as President since 2008. He will become the company’s CEO as well as CEO of Sequa Corporation, Chromalloy’s parent company.

Before joining Ansaldo Energia, Mr Luzzatto was general manager of GE Oil & Gas’s RotorFlow unit.

Chromalloy is a leading independent supplier of technologically advanced repairs, coatings, and FAA-approved alternative parts for turbine airfoils and other critical engine components for commercial airlines, the military and industrial turbine engine applications. 

Chromalloy serves military, commercial and industrial turbine engine operators worldwide with operations, annexes and sales offices in 17 countries.