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Triumph Group Inc (TGI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ralph Eberhart

69 2015 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Daniel Crowley

53 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James McCabe

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Abram

63 2016 Executive Vice President - Product Supply

Thomas Holzthum

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Integrated Systems

Richard Rosenjack

57 2016 Executive Vice President - Precision Components

MaryLou Thomas

53 2016 Executive Vice President - of Triumph's Aerospace Structures Business Unit

John Wright

62 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Richard Lovely

57 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Thomas Quigley

39 2012 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Michael Holtz

2016 Vice President

Paul Bourgon

59 2008 Independent Director

John Drosdick

72 2012 Independent Director

Richard Gozon

77 2015 Independent Director

Dawne Hickton

58 2015 Independent Director

Richard Ill

73 2016 Independent Director

William Mansfield

68 2012 Independent Director

Adam Palmer

43 2010 Independent Director

Joseph Silvestri

54 2008 Independent Director

Sheila Spagnolo

Vice President – Tax & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Ralph Eberhart

Gen. Ralph Edward Eberhart serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Triumph Group, Inc. He has been a Director of Triumph since June 2010 and its non-executive Chairman since April 2015. Gen. Eberhart served as Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command from October 2002 to January 2005. Since January 2005, he has also been the Chairman and President of the Armed Forces Benefit Association. Gen. Eberhart's active military career spanned 36 years. He is also a member of the board of directors of Rockwell Collins, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. and VSE Corporation and is a director of several private companies. Gen. Eberhart joined the Board as part of an arrangement in connection with the Company's acquisition (the "Vought Acquisition") of Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. ("Vought") in 2010. Given the significant share of Triumph's business focused on serving the militaries of the United States and other countries, Gen. Eberhart provides the Board with valuable insight into military operations that enables the Company to better serve its military customers. The Company also benefits from his experience as a director of other aerospace and defense companies. Moreover, his senior leadership experience enables him to provide management with valuable advice on governance and management issues.

Daniel Crowley

Mr. Daniel J. Crowley serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Triumph Group, Inc. He has been a Director of Triumph since January 2016. Mr. Crowley has served Triumph's President and Chief Executive Officer since January 4, 2016. Mr. Crowley served as President of Integrated Defense Systems at Raytheon Company from 2013 until 2015, and as President of Network Centric Systems at Raytheon Company from 2010 until 2013. Prior to joining Raytheon Company, Mr. Crowley served as Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics after holding a series of increasingly responsible assignments across its space, electronics, and aeronautics sectors. Mr. Crowley brings to the Board 32 years of industry experience during which he has held key leadership roles in the development, production and deployment of some of the largest and most complex aerospace and defense products. He also provides the Board with detailed information about Triumph's businesses and communicates management's perspective on important matters to the Board.

James McCabe

Mr. James F. McCabe, Jr. is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective August 8, 2016. Mr. McCabe most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Steel Partners Holdings LP and as President, Shared Services, where he began in 2007. Prior thereto, he served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of American Water Works Company, Inc.'s Northeast Region and President and Chief Financial Officer of Teleflex Aerospace. Mr. McCabe has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics from Lehigh University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael Abram

Mr. Michael R. Abram serves as Executive Vice President - Product Supply of the Company, since April 2016. Since joining Triumph in 2003 as Vice President of Operations for Triumph Airborne Structures, Mr. Abram has served as Vice President of Triumph Aftermarket Services Group, North America and, most recently, Vice President-Aftermarket Services Group, where he was responsible for the company’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities supporting commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide. Before joining Triumph, he was Vice President of Operations for NORDAM Repair Division. Mr. Abram has extensive international business operations experience establishing start-up MRO facilities in Europe and Singapore.

Thomas Holzthum

Mr. Thomas K. Holzthum serves as Executive Vice President - Integrated Systems of the Company, since April 2016. Prior thereto, he served as Corporate Vice President-Systems since 2013 with responsibility for eight Triumph Group companies in the Aerospace Systems segment. He joined Triumph in 1998 with the acquisition of Frisby Aerospace, where he held the position of Group Director, Hydraulics. Mr. Holzthum previously served as President of Triumph Actuation Systems-Connecticut and more recently led the successful integration of the hydraulic actuation business of GE Aviation after its acquisition.

Richard Rosenjack

Mr. Richard C. Rosenjack serves as Executive Vice President - Precision Components of the Company, since April 2016. He previously served as Corporate Vice President-Structures responsible for the Triumph Structures’ group of companies, having joined Triumph in October 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rosenjack was Chief Operating Officer of HM Dunn AeroSystems, and Vice President and General Manager of Precision Castparts Corp (PCC) after the acquisition of Heroux Devtek Aerostructures in 2012. Before that, Mr. Rosenjack spent 20 years with Textron, Inc., including five years with Bell Helicopter where he was Senior Vice President of the Commercial Helicopter Business.

MaryLou Thomas

Ms. MaryLou Thomas is Executive Vice President - of Triumph's Aerospace Structures Business Unit of the Company. She 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.

John Wright

Mr. John B. Wright, II, serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Triumph Group, Inc. He has been a Vice President and our General Counsel and Secretary since 2004. From 2001 until he joined us, Mr. Wright was a partner with the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP, where he practiced corporate and securities law.

Richard Lovely

Mr. Richard R. Lovely serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company, since April 2016. Prior thereto, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources for Houghton International and Executive Vice President, Human Resources for Rohm and Haas.

Thomas Quigley

Mr. Thomas A. Quigley, III, serves as Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of Triumph Group, Inc. Mr. Quigley has been our Vice President and Controller since November 2012, and serves as the Company's principal accounting officer. Mr. Quigley has served as the Company's SEC Reporting Manager since January 2009. From June 2002 until joining Triumph in 2009, Mr. Quigley held various roles within the audit practice of KPMG LLP, including Senior Audit Manager.

Michael Holtz

Michael Holtz is Vice President of the Company.

Paul Bourgon

Mr. Paul Bourgon serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group, Inc., since October 2008. Mr. Bourgon has served as General Manager—Global Sales and Engineering for SKF Aeroengine since 2006. SKF Group supplies products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems and SKF Aeroengine, a division of SKF Group, focuses on providing services in bearing repair and overhaul. Prior to joining SKF Aeroengine, Mr. Bourgon served as Vice President—Marketing of Heroux-Devtex Inc., a company which then supplied the commercial and military sectors with landing gear, airframe structural components, including kits, and aircraft engine components. Mr. Bourgon also serves on the board of directors of Venture Aerobearing LLC. Mr. Bourgon's current experience as a president of a significant aerospace business and his past experience within the aerospace industry enable him to serve as an additional point of reference on trends and developments affecting Triumph's business and its customers, suppliers and competitors. In addition, his background as a Chartered Accountant, member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1983, articling with Coopers & Lybrand in Montreal in the Auditing and Taxes departments, as well as his ongoing responsibility for the financial statements of the business he manages, enables him to lend additional financial expertise to the deliberations of the Board.

John Drosdick

Mr. John G. Drosdick serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group, Inc. effective November 09, 2012. Mr. Drosdick served as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco, Inc. from June 2000 through August 2008, and as the Chairman of Sunoco Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of Sunoco, Inc. and the general partner of Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership, from February 2002 through December 2008. Mr. Drosdick also serves as a director of United States Steel Corporation and PNC Funds. Mr. Drosdick' s long experience as the chief executive officer of a major public company with multiple operations provides the Board with a source of significant expertise in managing complex business operations, and his service on other boards provides the Board with another source of information on best practices in corporate governance.

Richard Gozon

Mr. Richard C. Gozon serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group, Inc. He has been a Director of Triumph since 1993. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Thomas Jefferson University and served as Interim President of Thomas Jefferson University from July 2012 to September 2013. Prior to retiring in 2002, Mr. Gozon served as Executive Vice President of Weyerhaeuser Company ("Weyerhaeuser"), a position which he held for more than five years. Weyerhaeuser is an international forest products company. He was responsible for Weyerhaeuser's Pulp, Paper, Containerboard Packaging, Newsprint, Recycling and Ocean Transportation businesses. He also served as Chairman of Norpac, a joint venture between Weyerhaeuser and Nippon Paper Industries, and was Chairman and director of AmerisourceBergen Corporation. Mr. Gozon's service on Triumph's Board since the Company's inception as a separate company provides him with a deep familiarity with the Company's business and industry. His own extensive experience as a senior executive in public companies has included broad management responsibility, including supervisory responsibility for the preparation of complex public company financial statements. These management experiences enable Mr. Gozon to contribute substantially to the oversight of all aspects of Triumph's operations, including service as the Company's lead independent director until April 2015. The Company also benefits from Mr. Gozon's insights drawn from his long experience as a director of several other public companies.

Dawne Hickton

Ms. Dawne S. Hickton serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group, Inc. Ms. Hickton has been a Director of Triumph since 2015. Ms. Hickton is the former Vice Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of RTI International Metals, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed vertically integrated global supplier of advanced titanium and specialty metals products that meet the requirements of technologically sophisticated applications in commercial aerospace, defense, propulsion, medical device, energy and other markets. Ms. Hickton served as CEO from April 2007 until July 2015, when RTI was acquired by Alcoa Inc. ("Alcoa"), and served as a member of RTI's Board of Directors from 2007 until the acquisition by Alcoa. Ms. Hickton is currently doing consulting work for Alcoa. Prior to becoming RTI's CEO, she was Senior Vice President Administration and Principal Financial Officer. Ms. Hickton has over 30 years of diversified metals experience, including more than 15 years in the titanium industry spanning several business cycles. Ms. Hickton serves on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and as a director of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. She is President of the International Titanium Association and a member of the Board of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association. Ms. Hickton was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Norsk Titanium AS, a supplier of aerospace-grade, additive manufactured, structural titanium components. In addition, she is a member of the University of Pittsburgh's Board of Trustees, serving on the student affairs and property and facilities committees. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and serves on the board of the Wings Club.

Richard Ill

Mr. Richard C. Ill serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been a Director of Triumph since 1993 and since January 4, 2016 has advised Triumph as a consultant. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from April 2015 until January 4, 2016, after having served as executive Chairman beginning in July 2012. Previously, Mr. Ill had served as Triumph's Chief Executive Officer, first as President beginning in 1993, and then as Chairman beginning in 2009. Mr. Ill is a director of P.H. Glatfelter Company and Mohawk Industries and Chairman of the Board of Baker Industries. Mr. Ill led the management buyout pursuant to which Triumph was founded in 1993. As former President and Chief Executive Officer and the founder of the Company, Mr. Ill provides the Board with detailed knowledge of Triumph's businesses and its industry, challenges and opportunities. His experience in serving on the boards of other public companies provides additional insights that are valuable in the management and oversight of Triumph's business.

William Mansfield

Mr. William L. Mansfield serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group Inc., effective November 09, 2012. Mr. Mansfield served as the Chairman of the Board of The Valspar Corporation from August 2007 through June 2012 and served as that company's Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 to June 2011 and as its President from February 2005 through February 2008. Mr. Mansfield also serves as a director of Bemis Company, Inc. and as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Axiall Corporation. Mr. Mansfield brings to the Board deep management experience as a former chief executive officer of a significant, publicly-traded manufacturing business with diverse operations spread across the globe as well as a track record of enhancing growth through acquisition. Likewise, his continuing service as a director of other public companies is a source of additional insight into developments in corporate management and governance.

Adam Palmer

Mr. Adam Joseph Palmer serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group, Inc., since June 16, 2010. Mr. Palmer is currently a Managing Director and Head of the Global Aerospace, Defense and Services Group at The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle"), a global alternative asset management firm. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1996, Mr. Palmer was with Lehman Brothers focusing on mergers, acquisitions and financings for aerospace, defense and information services companies. Mr. Palmer also currently serves on the boards of directors of Sequa Corporation, Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc., Global Jet Capital, LLC, Dynamic Precision Group, Inc. and Novetta. Mr. Palmer served as a member of Vought's board of directors from 2000 until the Vought Acquisition and led the negotiations on behalf of Carlyle that culminated in Triumph's acquisition of Vought from equity funds affiliated with Carlyle. Mr. Palmer was a director of Landmark U.S. Holdings, LLC from October, 2012 until February 2016. Mr. Palmer joined the Board as part of an arrangement in connection with the Vought Acquisition. The Board benefits from Mr. Palmer's deep familiarity with Vought's business acquired through his years of involvement in developing its business as a Carlyle investment.

Joseph Silvestri

Mr. Joseph M. Silvestri serves as Independent Director of Triumph Group, Inc., since October 21, 2008. Previously, he served as a Director of Triumph from 1995 to 2005. Mr. Silvestri is currently a Managing Partner of Court Square Capital Partners, an independent private equity firm, and has been employed by Court Square Capital Partners and its predecessors since 1990. Mr. Silvestri also serves on the board of directors of numerous private companies. Through his two periods of service on the Board, Mr. Silvestri has acquired a deep understanding of Triumph's background and development. He also lends to the Board's deliberations the benefit of his own knowledge and understanding of the operation of the capital markets, financial matters and mergers and acquisitions generally gained through his years of participation in private equity investments. In addition, as an experienced private equity investor, he is able to share with the Board insights on corporate management and best practices derived from his experience with the many portfolio companies with which he has been associated.

Sheila Spagnolo