At 50, David Brantner has been appointed President of the Aerospace division of Guest Keen & Nettlefolds (GKN), a manufacturer of specialized components including aerostructures ( fuselage, wings, nacelles ), engine components and fuel systems.
Aerospace is one of the group’s four divisions. With 32 sites across Europe and the United States, GKN Aerospace employs some 12,000 employees out of a total of 50,000 in the group.
David Brantner divides his time between GKN’s headquarters at Redditch in the UK and their Dallas offices in the United States.
David Brantner worked for a number of years at Pratt & Whitney, and until recently was President of their commercial engines branch.