Blair Bass to Lead Charles Aris Inc.’s Aerospace & Defense Recruiting

GREENSBORO, NC, February 16, 2017 — Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. is expanding its recruitment services once more, thanks to Blair Bass, an Engineering & Operations practice leader focused on placing operational leaders with client organizations in the Aerospace & Defense industry.

Blair has senior leadership experience in business management / operations consulting. He has used his diverse background in customer service, business development, project management, IT development and deployment, operations management, inventory management, finance and sales to increase efficiency and improve profitability across an array of functional areas.

“We’re thrilled that Blair Bass chose to join the Charles Aris team,” said SVP Greg Harper, who leads the Engineering & Operations recruiting practice at the firm. “Blair adds three decades of manufacturing and supply-chain experience, with nearly half of that coming in the Aerospace & Defense sector. His operational expertise will only enhance our recruitment efforts as we continue to address the mission-critical needs of our clients.”

Prior to joining Charles Aris Inc., Blair served as vice president of operations in a Fortune 100 organization. He has also served as a principal / vice president of a global consulting firm, leading its North American Aerospace & Defense practice. He has led innovation and operational improvement efforts for a wide range of multibillion-dollar and multinational corporations such as Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin, L3 Communications and BF Goodrich Aerospace.

Blair was selected for and has completed several professional development programs, including the Executive Leadership Program at Wharton Business School, and has successfully applied this education in helping drive leadership development and employee engagement initiatives.

About Charles Aris

Founded in 1969, Charles Aris Inc. quickly identifies and delivers world-class leaders and specialists who are qualified, available and interested in enhancing your organization. Clients choose and return to Charles Aris for its expertise, execution, focus on cultural fit and pinpoint deliverables. That’s why Charles Aris is trusted by organizations around the world, from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms.

Blair Bass
Practice Leader

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