– USA, CO – Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) today announced the appointment of David Hess to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Hess will also serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board.
“Mr. Hess brings a strong background in senior executive leadership roles in the aerospace & defense sectors. His deep industry experience, proven track record, collaborative style and strong technical background make him a great fit for Woodward,” said Chairman and CEO, Thomas Gendron.
About David Hess
Most recently, Mr. Hess served as the CEO of Arconic Corporation. Before Arconic, Mr. Hess served in numerous executive leadership roles during his 38-year career at United Technologies Corporation including EVP and Chief Customer Officer for UTC Aerospace, President of Pratt & Whitney, as well as President of Hamilton Sundstrand, the UTC business where he began his professional career in 1979.
Mr. Hess also brings extensive boardroom experience at public and private aerospace, defense, and industrial companies.
Mr. Hess holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Hamilton College, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master’s in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
About Woodward, Inc.
Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and industrial markets. The company’s innovative fluid, combustion, electrical, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable, and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end-users of their products. Woodward is a global company headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
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