Sequa Corporation is the parent company of Chromalloy, an aerospace and aeroderivative aftermarket company delivering innovative solutions that reduce expenses and extend the life of gas turbine engines.
Thomas Mepham is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Sequa Corporation. As a senior executive in the aerospace industry, Mr. Mepham has provided leadership across a broad range of sectors in commercial and military product lines and businesses. He has successfully expanded global businesses through organic growth and acquisition, led the green-field development of offshore manufacturing operations, and driven up revenues and profit margins in a variety of product sectors.
Previously Mr. Mepham was Senior Vice President of Power, Controls and Sensing Systems, and President, Sensors and Integrated Systems, at United Technologies. Earlier at Goodrich Corporation he held successive senior leadership assignments over a 15 year period. At Goodrich he held the role of President, Interiors, and earlier was President, Customer Services, and President, Cargo Systems. He joined Goodrich in 1996 as Vice President and General Manager, Sensors. Earlier he held management positions at Rockwell Collins and Honeywell Aerospace.
Mr. Mepham holds both a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the University of Iowa Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Advisory Board.
Brian Costa is President of Chromalloy, providing leadership across all functions of the business to drive growth, revenue and profitability. He joined the company in 2016 as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Integration responsible for the SIOP, marketing and corporate communications functions. Prior to Chromalloy, he worked at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, leading business development, strategy and customer care for the aftermarket organization. Prior to that, he successfully managed global commercial and military shared services with Goodrich. Mr. Costa holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Ohio State University.
Sadie Wackett is Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Sequa Corporation. Responsible for overall people and organizational development at the company, including Talent, Leadership and Development; Organizational Effectiveness and Design, Engagement and HR Service Delivery. She is passionate about enabling businesses to succeed by making the most of their resources and talent. Prior to joining the company in 2014 as Director, International Human Resources, she held management level HR positions across a wide range of industries including technology & engineering, consumer goods, manufacturing and media. Ms. Wackett has an MA in Personnel & Development from the University of Westminster in London, and a BA in French and European Studies from the University of Sussex, U.K.
Steven R. Lowson
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Steven R. Lowson is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Sequa Corporation. Steven R. Lowson is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Sequa Corporation. His career with Sequa began in 1995, and he has held numerous positions in the Legal Department and on various committees. He has had a successful, broad-based career in a variety of legal and business disciplines. In addition to leading the Legal Department, he is responsible for the Company’s Compliance function, the management of legacy liabilities and was Chairman of the Ethics Committee for many years. Prior to joining Sequa in 1995, he was an Associate at the preeminent global law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, where he worked in both the New York City and Washington, DC, offices. Mr. Lowson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and a Juris Doctorate with honors from the Temple University School of Law.
Craig Haines is Chief Financial Officer for Sequa. Mr. Haines joined Sequa in 2009, and has held several roles in the organization, including most recently Sr. Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer for Sequa.
Scott Anderson is Chief Financial Officer for Chromalloy. Mr. Anderson joined the Sequa in 2016 as Vice President, Business & Financial Processes for Sequa & Chromalloy, bringing expertise in financial systems, reporting, accounting, compliance, M&A, and P&L to the company. Most recently he held the position of Sr. Vice President of Business Process for Sequa. Prior to joining Sequa, he held senior leadership roles in finance and operations with Sealed Air, United Technologies, Goodrich Corporation, and has extensive experience working in OEM new manufacturing and MRO Aerospace environments. Mr. Anderson holds an MBA from the University of Rochester, with a double major in finance and operations management, and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia.