LOS ANGELES Ducommun Inc. has named Joel H. Benkie president.
Benkie, who remains chief operating officer, was formerly executive vice president of the Carson, Calif.-based aerospace subcontractor. He succeeds Anthony J. Reardon, who will continue as chairman and chief executive officer.
Benkie also will be president of the companys Ducommun AeroStructures unit, whose business includes manufacturing titanium components. Reardon had been acting president of the unit.
Benkie joined Ducommun in 2012 after 17 years at Parker Hannifin Corp., Cleveland, where he was vice president of operations.