Business

October 31, 2013

Curtiss-Wright names chief operating officer

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced Oct. 31 the promotion of Thomas P. Quinly to the position of chief operating officer, effective immediately.

He is succeeding David C. Adams who was recently promoted to the position of president and chief executive officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

Quinly has more than 30 years of experience across the defense, aerospace and commercial industries. Since joining Curtiss-Wright, Quinly has managed an extensive product portfolio within the core markets of defense, commercial aerospace and general industrial and has solidified market leadership positions in the embedded computing, position sensing, actuation and controls markets. Most recently, he led Curtiss-Wright’s Controls segment, successfully achieving strong organic growth, consistently expanding operating margins and enhancing the global product portfolio with 16 acquisitions.

“I am pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of Tom Quinly as Curtiss-Wright’s next Chief Operating Officer,” said Adams. “Tom possesses a unique combination of senior management experience, leadership ability and technical expertise that have enabled him to consistently lead his team in delivering strong operating results for Curtiss-Wright. I am confident his knowledge, resourcefulness and energy will help bring Curtiss-Wright to new levels of excellence in margin expansion and operational excellence.”

Quinly will report directly to Adams. Reporting to Quinly will be the VP/general managers of the operating segments.

For the five years prior to his new position, Quinly has been President of the Controls’ segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation with overall responsibility for the segments’ strategic goals, technology development, global operations and financial performance. During his tenure, annual segment sales grew to $875 million (based on current fiscal year 2013 guidance) from $597 million.

Quinly joined Curtiss-Wright in March 2004 with its acquisition of Dy4 where he held the position of President. Shortly after the acquisition, Tom assumed the position of President, Embedded Computing group within the Controls segment. In this position, he was responsible for integrating the embedded computing business units under a cohesive brand in the defense market. Previously, he held various operating and leadership positions with leading defense electronics companies, including Lockheed-Martin, Allied Signal Aerospace and Advanced Technology Laboratories.

Quinly holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Utah State University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from St. Edwards University. He completed the Harvard Business School’s General Managers Program in 2001.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
NG-people2

Northrop Grumman names VP, mission assurance for Electronic Systems sector

Northrop Grumman has appointed Sonal B. Deshpande vice president of mission assurance for the company’s Linthicum-based Electronic Systems sector. In this position, Deshpande is responsible for mission assurance across th...
 
 
sikorsky-raider

Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter achieves successful first flight

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, announced May 22 the successful first flight of the S-97 Raider™ helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype designed to demonstrate a game-changing combination...
 
 
NG-people

Northrop Grumman appoints VP, program manager ISR division

Northrop Grumman announced it has appointed Steve Lunny, vice president and program manager for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance division within the company’s Information Systems sector. Lunny will report...
 

 

HELLADS laser completes development

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced May 21 that the High-Energy Liquid Laser completed the U.S. government acceptance test procedure and is now being shipped to the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. At WSMR, the laser will undergo an extensive series of live fire tests against a number of military targets.  GAASI is a leading...
 
 
boeing-transaero

Boeing delivers Transaero’s first Next-Generation 737-800

Boeing May 22 delivered Transaero’s first Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane, sporting a new livery, arrived at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Boeing May 22 delivered Transaero’s first Next-Generation 737-800. The airpla...
 
 
Boeing photograph

Boeing-upgraded French AWACS take flight

Boeing photograph A French AWACS aircraft patrols the skies as part of a routine mission. The French AWACS fleet is in the midst of the Mid-Life Upgrade that modernizes the capabilities on board. Initial operating capability of...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>