Aerospace and defense manufacturer Applied Companies appointed Dennis Hutton to the position of President & CEO. Dennis joins Applied Companies with more than 30 years of aerospace and defense industry experience. Chairman Joseph Klinger says “We’re excited to have Dennis join Applied Companies at this point in our journey. We expect his leadership and experience will help us build on our more than sixty-year history as a leading aerospace and defense supplier.” Dennis Hutton spent his career with leading aerospace and defense companies most recently with Meggitt Plc as President of their Engine Systems business and as member of their executive committee. Applied Companies is a producer of environmental control systems and pneumatic control products for aerospace and defense applications.