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Triumph Names MaryLou Thomas EVP, Aerospace Structures

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.

Source: Triumph Group, Inc.

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