CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR)
has appointed Jeff Yaker President, Turbomachinery Products in Chandler,
Arizona. Jeff was formerly President of the company's subsidiary Universal
Propulsion Company, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz.
According to Cindy Egnotovich, Group President, Engine & Safety Systems,
"Jeff's new role is a departure from his most recent post where he mainly
managed military accounts. However, it's a return to his roots in aircraft
and industrial gas turbine engine components. Jeff joined the Goodrich family
after the Coltec merger where he was part of what is now Turbomachinery
Jeff has seven years of general management experience within the Goodrich
and former Coltec organizations. Jeff also held positions in operations and
manufacturing with General Electric Aircraft Engines.
A native of Muskegon, Mich., Jeff holds a B.S. and Master of Science in
Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Jeff replaces
Jennifer Pollino who was recently appointed President of Goodrich Aircraft
Wheels and Brakes division.
With 2001 aerospace sales of $4.2 billion, Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR)
is a leading worldwide supplier of aerospace components, systems and services.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Goodrich is ranked by Fortune magazine as
one of the "Most Admired" aerospace companies and is included on Forbes
magazine's "Platinum List" of America's best big companies. For more
information visit http://www.goodrich.com.
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