With business leaders from several varied industries, Sequa Corporation's Management Team brings together decades of experience and expertise.
aerospace automotive metal coatings

Armand F. Lauzon, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Sequa Corporation

Chief Executive Officer

Armand F. Lauzon, Jr., a proven business leader with expertise in manufacturing that has spanned two continents, is Chief Executive Officer of Sequa Corporation. Sequa Corporation is a global, diversified manufacturer operating in three industries: aerospace, metal coating and automotive. A Carlyle Group company, Sequa has a strong technological component and holds positions of leadership in key markets served. Sequa's largest business unit is Chromalloy, a leading independent supplier of technologically advanced repairs for turbine airfoils and other critical components.

Prior to joining Sequa Corporation, Mr. Lauzon held positions at two Carlyle portfolio companies. He served as Executive Chairman and CEO, and currently sits on the board of JMC Steel Group, the largest independent tubular steel manufacturer in North America. Previous to that he led Firth Rixson Ltd., first as CEO and later as Chairman. Mr. Lauzon came to The Carlyle Group from Precision Castparts Corporation, a world leader in structural investment castings, forged components and airfoil castings for aircraft engines. At Precision Castparts he led both investment casting and forging-related businesses.

Mr. Lauzon is a frequent advisor to businesses operating globally in manufacturing areas such as aerospace and forged and fabricated metals.

He is Chairman of the Board of the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), an applied research center in Virginia. Mr. Lauzon also is Chairman of the Board of the Fairview Machine Company, a specialized manufacturer of precision components and assemblies for the medical and aerospace industries based in Boston, Mass.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA.