Goodrich Elects New Director

Dépèche transmise le 2 juin 2009 par Business Wire

Goodrich Elects New Director

Goodrich Elects New Director

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carolyn Corvi, retired vice president and general manager for Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes business, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR).

Corvi, 57, brings to Goodrich’s board extensive experience in high level leadership roles gained during her 34-year career at Boeing. During her career she held leadership positions in program management, quality assurance, propulsion systems and aircraft systems. From 2000 through 2005 she served as vice president and general manager for 737/757 programs where she implemented Boeing’s first application of lean manufacturing principles, including a moving assembly line that cut final assembly flow time for a 737 aircraft in half. From 2005 until her retirement in 2008, she served as vice president and general manager, airplane production, commercial airplanes; here she was responsible for leading Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ fully integrated production system from design through production and delivery.

Goodrich Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marshall Larsen said, “Carolyn Corvi’s experience in the global commercial aircraft manufacturing sector will bring tremendous insight to our Board of Directors. Her implementation of lean manufacturing principles complements our focus on continuous improvement, and the Board and I look forward to working with her.”

Corvi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Washington, and a Master of Science degree in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Business.

Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information, visit http://www.goodrich.com.

Goodrich Corporation operates through its divisions and as a parent company for its subsidiaries, one or more of which may be referred to as "Goodrich Corporation" in this press release.

Business Wire

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