Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co., has announced the appointment of Todd Witchall as vice president of finance and chief financial officer of the Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics. In this role, Witchall will report directly to Bob Tavares, president of Crane Electronics Group. Witchall will be responsible for finance, accounting and information technology for all of the Electronics Groups locations including Beverly, Massachusetts, Chandler, Arizona, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Redmond, WA, West Caldwell, New Jersey, Kaohsiung, Taiwan and San Jose, Costa Rica. His primary location will be Redmond. 

Witchall joins the company with an extensive background in finance and accounting. He has been with Lockheed Martin since early 2000, where he was hired into their Financial Development Leadership Program and was progressively promoted into various positions with more responsibility. In one of his positions, Witchall was a lead auditor on their internal audit team. His latest position with Lockheed was Senior Business Operations Manager supporting $500 million revenue electronics products business. 

He received his Bachelor of Arts in Financial Management and Economics and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He will be relocating to the Seattle area after the Holiday season from the Minneapolis area.