Longtime aviation executive joins AE Industrial partners as operating partner

AE Industrial Partners, LP (“AEI”), a private equity investor in aerospace, power generation and specialty industrial companies, has announced that Paul McElhinney has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. He will also be joining the board of directors of two AEI portfolio companies, Belcan and Kellstrom Aerospace.

McElhinney brings to AEI over 30 years of operations and leadership experience in aviation finance, and jet engine and industrial gas turbine support services markets. He was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Power Services, as well as Senior Vice President of GE.

AE Industrial Partners is a private equity firm specializing in control-oriented investments in aerospace & defense, power generation, and specialty industrial businesses. AEI invests in market-leading companies that can benefit from its deep operating experience, industry knowledge, and relationships. Learn more at www.aeroequity.com