Kennametal elects Aircraft Turbine Systems president to board

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) has elected Sagar A. Patel, president of Aircraft Turbine Systems Of Woodward, Inc. to its board of directors, the company said.

Patel joined Woodward in June 2011. Before joining Woodward, he worked at General Electric, where he last served as president, mechanical systems, GE Aviation in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kennametal Inc. is an industrial technology company delivering productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. The company serves customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation sectors. Kennametal has generated nearly USD2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2016.