NICK BOWMAN - VP ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY & QUALITY GNK AEROSPACE
Nick Bowman is VP Engineering, Technology & Quality for GKN Aerostructures North America. In his current position Nick is responsible for functional excellence in Engineering, Technology, Quality and Health & Safety.
Following some time with the UK Ministry of Defense, Nick joined GKN in the UK in 1999 as a member of the GKN International Leadership Development Program. International assignments in both the Automotive & Aerospace sides of the Company included time in Germany, the US and UK. During his career with GKN Nick has enjoyed positions in Operations as a Manager of Manufacturing Process, Program Management as Program Director and has had a wide range of engineering responsibilities culminating in the roles of Vice President of Engineering & Technology for the North America Division of GKN Aerospace. He has been lucky enough to be associated with development and production on some leading edge Aircraft Programs such as F/A-18, F-22, F-35, X-47B, CH-53K and 787. Prior to his current role he was based in California and held the role of General Manager of the GKN Special Product Group Transparencies facilities in Garden Grove and Thailand.
Nick was raised in the UK and graduated with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College in London. Nick has been living in the US since 2001 and completed his Master’s Degree in International Business at St. Louis University.