Darren Friberg is currently the Director of Business Development at SEKISUI Aerospace Corporation in Atlanta, GA. Though based in Georgia, he and SEKISUI support the Boeing 787 program with environmental control ducting as well as parts for the Boeing Interiors Responsibility Center, making him an integral part of the South Carolina aerospace supply chain.
Mr. Friberg has over 25 years of industry experience including engineering, logistics and distribution, new product development, and business development. Prior to joining SEKISUI, Mr. Friberg was the Director of Business Development, Smart Tooling with Spintech and has served as the Director of Business Development at TIGHITCO, South Carolina as well.
Mr. Friberg started his career as an aerospace engineer at McDonnell Douglas holding positions of increasing responsibility from engineering to business development at The Boeing Company and gained wide experience in all areas of aircraft, systems, structures, composites, propulsion, and production methods. Subsequently,
Mr. Friberg used his engineering background to help develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for his customers, and has lead sales and business development teams at companies including: TRW Lucas Aerospace cargo systems division; AmSafe Bridport, a leading cargo restraint and engineering textiles company; and, The Gill Corporation, a leading supplier of composites panels and honeycomb core.
Mr. Friberg holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and mechanics from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University.