Triumph Group names 2 new directors

Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) has announced that its board of directors has appointed General Larry O. Spencer and Daniel P. Garton to serve as directors, the company said.

General Spencer´s appointment is effective immediately, and Garton´s appointment will be effective February 19, 2018. With these additions, Triumph´s board will be expanded to ten members, nine of whom are independent.

General Spencer has served as President of the Air Force Association since April 2015. He spent 44 years in the United States Air Force (USAF), retiring as a four-star general. General Spencer served as Vice Chief of Staff of the USAF and served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Requirements Oversight Council and Deputy Advisory Working Group.

Garton is the former Chief Executive Officer and President of American Eagle Holding Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, a position he held from June 2010 until December 2014. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for American Airlines, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Continental Airlines.

Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aircraft structures, components, accessories, subassemblies and systems. Triumph serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.