Joining Oxford Industries in June 2015 as Technical Consultant., Tony Cacace bring a wealth of engineering and business knowledge with him.
Tony had been with GKN Aerospace since 1999 when he was appointed President and CEO of GKN Aerospace Services Alabama. During his tenure, the Alabama facility became a first tier supplier of composite structures to major customers including Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney, Airbus, GE, Honeywell, and Lockheed Martin while doubling the company’s portfolio and developing a new, highly-competent executive staff. In May 2003, Tony was appointed as the CEO of the newly incorporated GKN Structures Corporation based in Cromwell, CT. GKN Structures is a leading provider of composite RTM structures for military and commercial aerospace engine and airframe markets.
Tony has enjoyed a 45-year career in the aerospace industry including early career assignments with Pratt & Whitney (P&W) working on engines for the SR-71, 747, F-15 and F-14 programs working in the fields of engineering, test, manufacturing and technical publications. Tony and his teams have been recognized by both the company and customers for their superior performance on several programs.
In 1995 Tony was appointed Director of the Dow-UT joint venture facility in Tallassee, AL.. Tony led the Tallassee site for Dow-UT until its acquisition by GKN Aerospace in 1999 at which time he was appointed President and CEO of the site.
Tony has worked with Alabama, Connecticut and Federal elected officials in developing grants with universities and industry leaders thereby advancing the science of composites.
Tony holds a degree from New York University in Aerospace Engineering.