WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2007--Triumph Group, Inc.
(NYSE:TGI) today announced that M. David Kornblatt has been appointed
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective June 1,
2007. Mr. Kornblatt succeeds John R. Bartholdson, who has retired.
Prior to joining Triumph, Mr. Kornblatt most recently served as
Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer at
Carpenter Technology Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of
specialty alloys and various engineered products. From 2003-2005, he
was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at York International,
prior to its acquisition by Johnson Controls in December 2005, and was
the Director of Taxes-Europe for The Gillette Company in London,
England for three years.
Mr. Kornblatt is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a
bachelor's degree in accounting from Drexel University.
Richard C. Ill, Triumph's President and Chief Executive Officer,
said, "I am excited to have Dave join the Triumph senior management
team. His demonstrated strengths as a financial executive combined
with his international experience will enable Dave to play a
significant leadership role in our organization."
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
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
CONTACT: Triumph Group, Inc.
Sheila G. Spagnolo, Vice President
SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.