ASHLAND, Ky. – Braidy Industries announced today key hires and executive promotions as they progress plans for their flagship 300,000 ton-capacity aluminum rolling mill in Eastern Kentucky.
Brigadier General Blaine Holt, USAF (Ret.) assumes the role of COO from his previous role as executive vice president of Operations and will continue to report to Braidy Industries CEO, Craig Bouchard. Holt will manage operations and logistics, including the War Room, and general oversight of the $1.3 billion flagship rolling mill in Eastern Kentucky.
Jaunique Sealey assumes the role of executive vice president of Business Development and will continue to report to Braidy Industries CEO, Craig Bouchard. Sealey will hold responsibility for Business Development and Strategy, Investor Relations, Community and Government Relations, Corporate Communications and Marketing.
Gregg Whigham joins Braidy Industries as general manager of the Braidy Plant from his previous role as world class operations manager for Arconic’s Global Rolled Automotive and Aerospace Aluminum Products Division’s Davenport facility. Prior to that, Whigham was operations manager for Arconic’s Davenport facility, managing all aspects of operations for all 2,600 employees, servicing 1,100 customers across 8,000 different product specifications.