Leslie Peters, President & CEO of Metro Aerospace, brings more than 20 years of executive leadership structuring and executing mission critical business strategies in fast-paced, global marketplaces, with a strong track record of achieving business outcomes. Her key strengths are strategy creation and execution, business development, manufacturing operations, pre and post-acquisition/divestiture structuring, and complex contract negotiations. She has a proven track record of leading highly charged global sales and operational teams, for both small and large organizations, developing controls to improve profitability and increase revenue while maintaining strong customer relationships.
Most recently Leslie held positions as Vice President of Business Development and Chief Information Officer for the Dynamic Precision Group, a Carlyle owned Aerospace parts manufacturing company. Prior to working with the Dynamic Precision Group, Leslie held various roles in both operations and business development with companies such as Hewlett-Packard, T-Systems, and Perot Systems Corporation. Leslie’s career has centered on leadership in manufacturing-related industries including automotive and aerospace, where she built strategic relationships with customers such as BMW, Daimler, Ericsson, GE, Ford Motor, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce, TRW, UTC, and the Volkswagen Group.
Leslie holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Electrical/Computer Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan, as well as, Business Administration from Arizona State University.