WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2003--Triumph Group, Inc.
(NYSE:TGI) today announced that David Soper has been named President
of Nu-Tech Industries, Inc. in Grandview, Missouri.
Richard C. Ill, President and CEO of Triumph Group, in making the
announcement said: "David Soper's experience within the aerospace
industry will help Nu-Tech continue to build its capabilities and
product offerings to its various customers and further the business
objectives of the Triumph Aerospace Systems Group."
Soper joined Nu-Tech in 1997 and was Operations Manager at the
time of his promotion.
Soper is a 1988 graduate of Oklahoma State University. He served
in the US Army as a commissioned officer, including service in the
Persian Gulf. Following military service, he was employed in a variety
of sales, contracts and production positions within the aviation
Soper will remain at Nu-Tech's operating facility in Grandview,
Missouri and report to Jeffry Frisby, President of Triumph Aerospace
Triumph Group, Inc. headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, designs,
engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls aircraft components and
industrial gas turbine components and accessories.
The Company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation
industry, including commercial airlines and air cargo carriers, as
well as original equipment manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft
components and power generation equipment. The Company also
distributes, processes and fabricates metal products.
More information about Triumph can be found on the World Wide Web
Site at http://www.triumphgroup.com.
Statements which are not historical facts, are forward-looking
statements under the provision of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties including statements regarding the outlook for continued
opportunities for future growth.
The company wishes to caution readers that several important
factors 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 Form 10-K for the
year ended March 31, 2002.
CONTACT: Triumph Group, Inc., Wayne
John Bartholdson, 610/251-1000
SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.