WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 2008--Triumph Group, Inc.
(NYSE:TGI) today announced with great sadness that William O.
Albertini, a member of its board of directors, passed away
unexpectedly on Saturday, June 28, 2008. Mr. Albertini had served as a
director since 1999 and chaired the board's audit committee. He also
served on the board's nominating and corporate governance committee
and finance committee.
Richard C. Ill, Triumph's President and Chief Executive Officer,
said, Over his nine years of service, Bill Albertini served as an
active steward of the company's and the stockholders' interests. The
company has benefited significantly from his business and financial
insights, probing questions and attention to detail, and he will be
greatly missed. Our thoughts today are with his wife, Kate, and his
family. To them we extend our deepest condolences.
Mr. Albertini had served as Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of Bell Atlantic Corp. from 1991 through 1997. In
1997, Mr. Albertini became Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of Bell Atlantic Global Wireless, a wireless
communication company, and remained in that position until his
retirement in 1999.
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.
More information about Triumph can be found on the Internet at
CONTACT: Triumph Group, Inc.
Sheila G. Spagnolo
SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.