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Highlights | Management | Committee Composition
Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation & Management Development CommitteeExecutive CommitteeFinance CommitteeNominating & Corporate Governance Committee
Paul Bourgon 
Paul Bourgon
President, Aeroengine Division, SKF USA


Paul Bourgon manages a global aerospace supplier business with major operations in the United States, Canada, Italy, England, and France in his current position at SKF Aeroengine. He has also previously held leadership positions at Rolls-Royce Canada and Heroux-Devtek Inc.... 
  Committee Member   Committee Member Committee Member
Daniel J. Crowley 
Daniel J. Crowley
President & Chief Executive Officer, Triumph Group, Inc.
   Committee Member   
John G. Drosdick 
John G. Drosdick
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Sunoco, Inc. (Retired)


Mr. Drosdick served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco, Inc. from June 2000 through August 2008, and as Chairman of Sunoco Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of Sunoco, Inc. and the general partner of Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P., from February 2002 through October 2008. Mr. Drosdick currently serves as a director of United States Steel Corporation, H.J. Heinz Company and PNC Funds.... 
Committee Member Chairperson Committee Member   
Ralph E.  Eberhart  
Ralph E.  Eberhart
Chairman, Triumph Group, Inc.


U.S. Air Force (Ret.) General Ralph “Ed” Eberhart is the Chairman of Triumph Group, Inc. He joined Triumph Group Inc.’s Board of Directors in 2010 following its acquisition of Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. General Eberhart served as Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (“NORAD”) and U.S. Northern Command from October 2002 to January 2005. Since January 2005, he has also been President of the Armed Forces Benefit Association. General Eberhart’s active military career spa... 
   Chairperson   
Richard C. Gozon Financial Expert
Richard C. Gozon
Executive Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Company (Retired)


Richard C. Gozon has been a director of Triumph since 1993. Mr. Gozon retired on March 31, 2002 from his position as Executive Vice President of Weyerhaeuser Company, a position which he held in excess of five years. Weyerhaeuser Company is primarily an international forest products company. He serves on the board of directors of U.G.I. Corporation, AmerisourceBergen Corporation and AmeriGas Partners, L.P.... 
Committee Member Committee Member Committee Member   Chairperson
Dawne S. Hickton Financial Expert
Dawne S. Hickton
Vice Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, RTI International Metals, Inc.


Dawne S. Hickton joined Triumph’s Board of Directors in 2015. 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... 
Committee Member Committee Member    Committee Member
Richard C. Ill 
Richard C. Ill
President & Chief Executive Officer, Triumph Group, Inc. (Retired)


Richard C. Ill most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Triumph Group, Inc. from April 2015 to January 2016. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer from 1993 until July 2012, and as President from 1993 until 2009. Mr. Ill has been a Director of Triumph since 1993 and served as Chairman from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Ill founded Triumph in 1993 through a successful management buyout. Mr. Ill currently serves on the Board of Directors of Airgas, Inc., P. H. Glatfelter ... 
    Committee Member  
William L. Mansfield Financial Expert
William L. Mansfield
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Valspar Corporation (Retired)


Mr. Mansfield served as the Chairman of the Board of The Valspar Corporation from August 2007 through June 2012 and was that company’s Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 to June 2011 and its President from February 2005 through February 2008. Mr. Mansfield currently serves as a director of Bemis Company, Inc. and Georgia Gulf Corporation.... 
Chairperson   Committee Member Committee Member Committee Member
Adam  J.  Palmer 
Adam  J.  Palmer
Managing Director, The Carlyle Group


Mr. Palmer joined Triumph Group Inc.’s Board of Directors in 2010 following their acquisition of Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. (“Vought”). Previously, Mr. Palmer served as a member of Vought’s Board of Directors beginning in 2000. Mr. Palmer has been a Partner of The Carlyle Group since 2005 and has also served as Managing Director since 2004, focused on U.S. buyout opportunities in the aerospace, defense and information technology sectors. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group in 1996, Mr. P... 
  Committee Member Committee Member Chairperson  
Joseph M. Silvestri 
Joseph M. Silvestri
Managing Partner, Court Square Capital


Joseph M. Silvestri, Managing Partner, has been with Court Square Capital and its predecessor, Citigroup Venture Capital, since 1990. Mr. Silvestri received his B.S. from Pennsylvania State University and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is currently a director of Auto Europe Group, MacDermid Inc., Newmarket Inc., SGS International and Triumph Group. He previously served on numerous boards including Worldspan Technologies, Euramax International, International Media Group, ISG Resourc... 
Committee Member    Committee Member Committee Member
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