HAECO Cabin Solutions, a division of HAECO Americas and a business unit within the HAECO Group, announced today that interiors industry expert Uwe Salzer has joined the company as Vice President of Product Development. His initial focus will be on the company’s new seating product development initiatives.

Mr Salzer’s career began at Dornier Flugzeugwerke, where he was responsible for primary structure designs, including design and development pressurized doors and emergency exits. He later joined Recaro, holding several positions in design and management before being appointed president of its seating division. Most recently, Mr Salzer was vice president of research and development for economy and premium seating at ZIM FLUGSITZ.

“For more than 30 years, Uwe has demonstrated strong leadership in managing the technical and administrative functions of complex seating products,” said Jose Pevida, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Product Development at HAECO Cabin Solutions. “We look forward to the experience and creative insights Uwe will bring to his new leadership role with us,” he added.