BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2016--
FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW – Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) has named
MaryLou Thomas executive vice president of Triumph’s Aerospace
Structures business unit, one of the company’s four market-based
business units. She will be based in Arlington, Texas, and reports
directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Daniel J. Crowley.
“After consideration of external and internal candidates, MaryLou was
selected based on her relevant experience, leadership skills and
accomplishments,” said Crowley. “As EVP of Aerospace Structures, she
will be responsible for driving organic growth in Triumph’s largest
business unit by focusing on operational excellence and performance. She
will also continue to forge relationships with customers to help the
business achieve its potential.”
Ms. Thomas has more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace and
defense industry. She joined Triumph in 2003, following the acquisition
of Boeing’s Spokane Fabrication Operation, where she served as executive
general manager. Ms. Thomas began her career in the U.S. Air Force
before joining Lockheed Support Systems to specialize in nuclear weapon
and military aircraft modifications and technology. In 1990, she joined
The Boeing Company. In her 13 years with Boeing, Ms. Thomas earned roles
of increasing responsibility. Nominated to the Executive Leadership
Development Program for her performance, Ms. Thomas also led Boeing’s
benchmarking of the Toyota Production System (Lean). Prior to taking on
the role of acting EVP for Aerospace Structures, she headed Triumph’s
Composites, Structures and Interiors business area with operations in
the United States, Mexico, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., 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 http://www.triumphgroup.com.
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