WICHITA, Kan. (Aug. 26, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced the recent appointment of Alexander L.W. Snyder as vice president, general counsel and secretary. In this position, Snyder is responsible for all legal matters for HBC and its affiliated companies.
Prior to joining HBC, Snyder spent seven years with Koch Industries in Wichita where he served in a variety of roles, including Associate General Counsel for Corporate & Commercial Matters and Chief Counsel for Mergers & Acquisitions. Before joining Koch, Snyder was based in New York where he spent four years at the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell, as well as four years at the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.
Snyder is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Stone Scholar. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in government and history. He is admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut and Kansas, and is a member of the American Bar Association.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission and trainer aircraft – designing, marketing and supporting aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. The company’s headquarters and major facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Salina, Kan.; Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua, Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers. For more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.com.
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