Spirit AeroSystems announced Wednesday that Kevin Matthies has joined the company as vice president, Airbus programs.
Matthies will have responsibility for A350 program management and be the deputy for all Airbus programs at Spirit, according to a news release from the company.
Matthies previously held positions with Raytheon, Hughes and General Dynamics. Most recently, he was with Raytheon Missile Systems as president of the Javelin Joint Venture between Raytheon and Lockheed Martin. He also served as program director for the Excalibur and Stinger programs.