WAYNE, Pa., Jul 12, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Triumph Group, Inc.
(NYSE:TGI) today announced the appointment of John B. Wright, II as
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Triumph Group
effective immediately. Mr. Wright succeeds Richard M. Eisenstaedt, who
Prior to joining Triumph, Mr. Wright was a partner with Ballard
Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP in Philadelphia, PA specializing in
corporate finance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions and
corporate governance. Prior to Ballard Spahr, Mr. Wright was Senior
Corporate Counsel at Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
Richard C. Ill, Triumph's President and Chief Executive Officer,
said, "We are pleased to have John join the management team at
Triumph. We look forward to benefiting from his significant legal
experience and welcome the perspective that he will bring to our
On Mr. Eisenstaedt's retirement, Mr. Ill added, "We are proud to
have been associated with Rick. We value his many years of service and
contribution to Triumph and wish him all the best in his retirement."
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
More information about Triumph can be found on the Internet at
Statements in this release 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 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 Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2004.
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