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Spirit AeroSystems CFO to retire

WICHITA: Rick Schmidt, Spirit AeroSystems executive vice president and chief financial officer, notified the company today of his decision to retire. His last day is October 2.

Philip Anderson, Spirit’s treasurer and vice president of investor relations, will take on the additional role of interim chief financial officer while the company performs a search for Schmidt’s replacement.

The company filed a notification of the change with the Securities and Exchange Commission today.

Anderson, 45, has served in his current capacity since November 2006. He is responsible for the company’s capital structure, cash management, insurance, pension investments, credit office and financial communications. Before joining Spirit, he was director of corporate finance and banking at Boeing.