Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 26, 2014



Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


24911 Avenue Stanford

Valencia, California 91355

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (661) 775-7200



(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 5.02                                           Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


(b) On August 26, 2014, Hal Weinstein, Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.’s (the “Company”) Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, notified the Company of his intent to retire from the Company effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Weinstein is expected to serve as a senior advisor to the Company following his retirement.


Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements


This communication contains forward-looking statements (including within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) concerning the Company and other matters.  These statements may discuss goals, intentions and expectations as to future plans, trends, events, results of operations or financial condition, or otherwise, based on current beliefs of management, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, such management.  Forward-looking statements may be accompanied by words such as “aim,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “plan,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “future,” “guidance,” “intend,” “may,” “will,” “possible,” “potential,” “predict,” “project” or similar words, phrases or expressions.  These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company’s control.  Therefore, you should not place undue reliance on such statements.


Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include: general economic and industry conditions; conditions in the credit markets; changes in military spending; risks unique to suppliers of equipment and services to the U.S. government; risks associated with the Company’s long-term, fixed-price agreements that have no guarantee of future sales volumes; risks associated with the loss of significant customers, a material reduction in purchase orders by significant customers or the delay, scaling back or elimination of significant programs on which the Company relies; the Company’s ability to effectively manage its inventory; the Company’s ability to successfully integrate the acquired business of Haas Group Inc. in a timely fashion; failure to realize anticipated benefits of the combined operations; risks relating to unanticipated costs of integration; risks associated with the Company’s rapid expansion; the Company’s suppliers’ ability to provide it with the products the Company sells in a timely manner, in adequate quantities and/or at a reasonable cost; the Company’s ability to maintain effective information technology systems; the Company’s ability to retain key personnel; risks associated with the Company’s international operations; fluctuations in the Company’s financial results from period-to-period; risks associated with assumptions the Company makes in connection with its critical accounting estimates and legal proceedings; the Company’s ability to effectively compete in its industry; environmental risks; risks related to the handling, transportation and storage of chemical products; the Company’s dependence on third-party package delivery companies; risks related to the aerospace industry and the regulation thereof; risks related to the Company’s indebtedness; and other risks and uncertainties.


The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.  You should carefully consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties that affect the Company’s business, including those described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K and other documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  All forward-looking statements included in this communication (including information included or incorporated by reference herein) are based upon information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Date: August 29, 2014














/s/ Gregory A. Hann




Gregory A. Hann




Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer