WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today named Mark J. Suchinski Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, reporting to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson. Suchinski has served as VP of Financial Planning & Analysis and Corporate Contracts where he is responsible for development of integrated long-range business plans as well as managing the customer contracting and pricing processes focused on managing risk, meeting customer requirements, and driving shareholder value, since July 2010. "I am pleased to announce Mark's appointment as Spirit's Treasurer," said Anderson. "Mark's expertise in accounting, financial planning, and operations, along with his strong relationship focus will serve him well in his new role." As Treasurer, Suchinski is responsible for all of Spirit AeroSystems' corporate treasury activities, including global banking, capital structure planning, capital markets execution, strategic and operational cash management, debt management and compliance, and insurance. Suchinski has more than 20 years of finance leadership experience as chief accounting officer, corporate controller, and segment controller across multiple industries including aerospace and defense, consumer goods, and transportation and logistics. Suchinski earned a bachelor of accounting from DePaul University in Chicago, IL. On the web: www.spiritaero.comAbout Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft. In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus. SOURCE Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.