CARY, NC – LORD Corp., Cary, NC, announced that Steve Meyer, Director of Global Sales, Aerospace & Defense, has been appointed to the Supplier Management Council’s (SMC) Board of Managers of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA).

Meyer’s experience spans more than 25 years in the aerospace and defense industries. His training and background with the United States Army, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and now LORD Corp. provide unique insights into supply chain challenges with a particular focus on customer demand for both commercial and military platforms.

SMC is a forum where prime contractor company representatives and suppliers come together to discuss supply chain issues and develop solutions. Its mission is to integrate and focus the collective capabilities of the aerospace and defense supply chain.

AIA is an industry trade association representing the nation’s principal aerospace and defense manufacturers.