Senior finance executive Rajeev Bhalla has been named a director of the Board at Next Level Aviation, a leader in the aerospace used serviceable materials (USM) market. He brings wide-ranging financial, operational, and strategic expertise to the company as it plans substantial growth in the coming years, both organically and through acquisition.
Bhalla’s background includes demonstrated discipline and expertise in finance, governance, and team development. This comes through current work as a Cerberus Operating Partner, board of director roles as well as experience in a number of successful companies. Notably, those include:
• Circor International, executive vice president and chief financial officer
• Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky Aircraft Company, vice president of finance and chief financial officer
• Lockheed Martin Corporation, corporate controller and chief accounting officer
• PricewaterhouseCoopers, partner
Next Level Chairman and CEO Jack Gordon said of the appointment, “We are excited to welcome Rajeev Bhalla as a Director at Next Level Aviation. Rajeev’s impressive career makes him an invaluable resource and advisor for the senior management team at Next Level Aviation as we plan our strategic future growth.”
Gordon continued, “In addition to adding Rajeev to our Board of Directors, he will also chair our Audit Committee as a financial expert and be a member of our Governance Committee.”
“Next Level Aviation’s admirable position in the used serviceable materials market and strong focus on operational efficiency makes it an exciting time to join the Board. I look forward to bringing my aerospace and defense market knowledge, as well as financial expertise, to drive long-term growth and profitability for the company,” Bhalla said.