AirBorn announced the promotion of Michael Cole from chief operating officer to president and chief executive officer. He joined AirBorn in 2016. A seasoned executive, Cole’s resume includes over three decades of experience in the passive electronics, connectors, and cable-assembly marketplace. Cole served as president and minority owner of Meritec Inc. and senior vice president/general manager of data communications for TE Connectivity.
AirBorn’s previous CEO, Cindy Lewis, has been named to the newly created executive chairperson role. After holding various roles within the organization since 1986, including vice president of materials management, vice president of manufacturing, and chief operating officer, Lewis has served as AirBorn’s CEO since 1998 and as chairperson since 2013. She will continue guiding AirBorn in her new role, leading the board of directors and advancing long-term administrative and strategic initiatives. Prior to Airborn, Lewis held management positions with Gerber Scientific and Wholesale Grocery Distribution.