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Triumph Group Announces Appointment of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

May 7, 2007 at 11:49 AM EDT

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2007--Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) today announced that M. David Kornblatt has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective June 1, 2007. Mr. Kornblatt succeeds John R. Bartholdson, who has retired.

Prior to joining Triumph, Mr. Kornblatt most recently served as Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Carpenter Technology Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of specialty alloys and various engineered products. From 2003-2005, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at York International, prior to its acquisition by Johnson Controls in December 2005, and was the Director of Taxes-Europe for The Gillette Company in London, England for three years.

Mr. Kornblatt is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Drexel University.

Richard C. Ill, Triumph's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am excited to have Dave join the Triumph senior management team. His demonstrated strengths as a financial executive combined with his international experience will enable Dave to play a significant leadership role in our organization."

Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls aircraft components and accessories. The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.

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Statements in this release which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements under the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties which could affect the company's actual results and could cause its actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the company. Further information regarding the important factors that could cause actual results to differ from projected results can be found in Triumph's reports filed with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2006.

CONTACT: Triumph Group, Inc.
Sheila G. Spagnolo, Vice President

SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.