BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2015--
Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI) today announced that Dawne S.
Hickton has been elected to its Board of Director effective immediately.
Ms. Hickton is the Vice Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of
RTI International Metals, Inc. and has served on its Board since 2007.
Prior to becoming RTI’s CEO, she was Senior Vice President
Administration and Principal Financial Officer. Ms. Hickton serves on
the board of the Pittsburgh branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Cleveland and became its chair in January 2014. She serves as a director
of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. and is President of the International
Titanium Association. In addition, Ms. Hickton is a member of the Board
of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association, was recently
appointed to the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian National Air and
Space Museum, and serves on the board of the Wings Club. Ms. Hickton is
also a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees,
serving on the student affairs and property and facilities committees.
Gen. Ralph E. Eberhart, Triumph’s Chairman, said, “We are pleased to
have Dawne Hickton join our Board at this time. Her track record of
leadership and achievement, particularly in the aerospace industry, will
be valuable as we strive to achieve our strategic goals. We look forward
to benefiting from the expertise and perspective that she will bring to
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs,
engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of
aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and
systems. 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.
More information about Triumph Group can be found on the company’s
website at http://www.triumphgroup.com.
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 Group’s reports filed with the SEC, including our
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015.
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