WAYNE, Pa., Feb 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) today announced that Elisabeth H. Barrett has been appointed Vice President-Human Resources of Triumph Group effective immediately. In this role, Ms. Barrett will continue to maintain responsibility for the company's human resources function.
Ms. Barrett has served as Triumph's Director of Human Resources since September 2006. Prior to joining Triumph, she was Vice President-Administrative Services of Alco Standard Corporation and was responsible for the company's human resources, payroll and other functional areas. Ms. Barrett is a graduate of Bucknell University and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Temple University.
Richard C. Ill, Triumph's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am pleased to announce this well- deserved promotion of Betsy Barrett. She has been instrumental in implementing key human resources policies and initiatives throughout our company and has clearly demonstrated her ability to assume this role. I am happy to have her part of Triumph's management team and am confident that she will continue to be a key contributor to our company's success."
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Wayne, 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 can be found on the company's website at 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's reports filed with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2010.
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