Christopher Celtruda has been the Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors for Kellstrom Defense since 2013.
He is currently responsible for the P&L and strategy for a private equity backed portfolio of defense aftermarket businesses. The current business is focused on the sustainment of military aircraft with operating units providing global distribution of OEM spares, component maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO), as well as the design and manufacture of alternate spare part solutions.
Mr. Celtruda has over twenty-five years of experience managing complex businesses in the aerospace, defense, and industrial markets. He is an accomplished leader with expertise in business and operations leadership, engineering, M&A, restructuring, and global business development.