Chromalloy, a leading producer of turbine engine repairs and advanced coatings, has appointed Carlo Luzzatto, formerly co-general manager at Ansaldo Energia, as president. Luzzatto succeeds Lauzon, who held the leadership position since 2008. Lauzon will become the company’s Chief Executive Officer and is also Chief Executive Officer of Sequa Corporation, Chromalloy’s parent company.
Prior to joining Ansaldo Energia, Luzzatto was General Manager of GE’s RotorFlow unit, within GE Oil and Gas. During his several years at GE he held other senior management positions in the U.S. and Europe, including roles in Project Management, and strategic mergers and acquisitions in oil and gas industry.
Luzzatto began his career at Finmeccanica in Italy, holding a variety of technical, engineering and business leadership positions. He holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Genoa in Genoa, Italy.
Chromalloy is a leading independent supplier of technologically advanced repairs, coatings, and FAA-approved alternative parts for turbine airfoils and other critical engine components for commercial airlines, the military and industrial turbine engine applications.
Chromalloy’s continued investment in research and development of coating, repair and manufacturing technologies has led to the development of electron beam physical vapor deposition with ceramic materials, vacuum plasma, diffused precious metal / aluminide coatings, and vision-guided interactive laser welding and drilling for most advanced turbine engine components as well as many other advanced technologies.