MTI Appoints New Head of Quality

Apr 20, 2023

Ladd Crooker Named the Head of Quality for MTI, A Steel Partners Company

Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (NYSE: SPLP) announced that Ladd Crooker has been appointed as Head of Quality, MTI.

Crooker has a decorated history in aerospace and electrical senior quality roles. He joins MTI from Leonardo DRS where he led the power line of business quality department supporting the design, development and manufacturing of naval power solutions supporting the US Navy and US Allies. Prior to that, he spent over two decades at Boeing and Boeing Aerospace Operations in various leadership roles. Most recently, he lead the 787 Program Quality Team at the Everett Site supporting final assembly operations for deliveries as the 787 Quality Superintendent.

Crooker earned his BS, Aeronautics, Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Executive Search Partnership: MTI and Steel Partners Holdings


ON Partners partners Josh Nathanson and Alex Pelak are proud to have partnered with MTI and Steel Partners Holding on this head of quality search. Review more of our executive search placements in our Executive Talent Report.

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