Committee Compositions
NYSE: CW 121.02 -0.51 -0.42% Volume: 150,395 August 20, 2019
Chair Member
  Audit Directors and
Governance
Executive
Compensation
Finance
David C. Adams
       
David C. Adams

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Elected 2013

David C. Adams has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 1, 2015. Prior to this, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 2013, and was named a member of the Board.

Mr. Adams served as Chief Operating Officer from 2012 with responsibility for expanding global opportunities for the Company's diversified business operations and products – overseeing the Company's three former operating segments – Flow Control, Controls and Surface Technologies. Mr. Adams previously served as Co-Chief Operating Officer since 2008, with responsibility for all aspects of the Controls and Surface Technologies segments' strategic goals, technology development, global operations and financial performance. Prior to that, he was President of Curtiss-Wright Controls, the Motion Control Segment of the Corporation, since 2005. In this role, he led global strategy including fostering internal innovation, developing cross-market applications and acquiring pioneering technologies to achieve their full potential in high-performance markets. Mr. Adams has more than 31 years of experience in the aerospace, defense and electronics technology markets.

Mr. Adams' leadership and operational experience as a member of the Curtiss-Wright executive team, which has included the integration of 17 acquisitions, provide a solid foundation to lead Curtiss-Wright through the next phase of its evolution.
Dean M. Flatt
Member of Directors and Governance Committee

 Member of Executive Compensation Committee  
Dean M. Flatt
Elected 2012

Former President and Chief Operating Officer Honeywell International Inc.'s Defense and Space business

Dean M. Flatt, age 68, served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Defense and Space business of Honeywell International Inc. from July, 2005 to July, 2008. Prior to that, he served as President of Honeywell’s Aerospace Electronics Systems business from December 2001 to July 2005, and as President of its Specialty Materials and Chemicals business from July 2000 to December 2001. Since May 2010, he has been a member of the Operating Executive Board of JF Lehman & Company, a private equity investment firm, and is a director of Ducommun Inc. since January 2009, Industrial Container Services (ICS), LLC, since January 2012, and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of National Technical Systems (NTS), LLC, since January, 2014.br>
Mr. Flatt has been a Director of Curtiss-Wright since February 2012 and serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Executive Compensation Committee. He possesses an in-depth understanding of the aerospace industry from his years at Honeywell, a leading global supplier of aerospace products, and his current Board experience with ICS as well as extensive experience in operating management, evaluating new business opportunities, and private equity investing.
S. Marce Fuller
Member of Audit Committee
Committee Chair for Executive Compensation Committee  
S. Marce Fuller
Elected 2000

Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Mirant Corporation, Inc. (formerly Southern Energy, Inc.)
Former Director, Earthlink, Inc.

S. Marce Fuller, age 58, was President and Chief Executive Officer of Mirant Corporation from July 1999 to October 2005 and a Director of Mirant Corporation from July 1999 to January 2006. She served as a Director of Earthlink, Inc. from January 2002 to April 2014. At Earthlink, she served as Chairperson of the Audit Committee, Leadership and Compensation Committee, and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and as Lead Independent Director.

Ms. Fuller has been a Director of the Company since 2000 and serves as Chairperson of the Executive Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. Since May 2015, she is also serving as Lead Independent Director of the Company for a term of one year expiring in May 2016, or until her successor is appointed. She has an in-depth understanding of the power generation industry, evidenced by 21 years of experience at Southern Energy and Mirant Corporation, where she served in increasing levels of managerial responsibility. In November 2001, Ms. Fuller was named chairperson of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Board. Her ability to lead a company at the highest level of management, coupled with her in-depth knowledge of the power generation industry, one of Curtiss-Wright’s largest markets, provides the Company with a valuable resource in seeking new opportunities and platforms for its power generation industry products and services.
Bruce D. Hoechner

Member of Directors and Governance Committee
Member of Directors and Finance Committee
Bruce D Hoechner
Elected 2017

President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director, of Rogers Corporation

Bruce D. Hoechner, age 59, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of Rogers Corporation, since October 2011. Prior to joining Rogers Corporation, he served as President, Asia Pacific region, based in Shanghai, China, for Dow Chemical Company, a global diversified chemical and material company, from October 2009 to October 2011. Prior to its acquisition by Dow Chemical Company, Mr. Hoechner held positions of increasing responsibility in the U.S. and internationally with Rohm and Haas Company.

Mr. Hoechner has been a Director of Curtiss-Wright since 2017 and serves as a member of the Committee on Directors and Governance and the Finance Committee. He has many years of broad leadership experience across numerous geographies, businesses, and functions with particularly strong international experience. Mr. Hoechner brings to the Board the perspective of someone familiar with all facets of worldwide business operations, with significant expertise in international marketing and business strategy development as well as the experience of leading a global, NYSE-listed company. This broad and extensive experience in leadership roles, along with his board experience, enhances Mr. Hoechner’s contributions and values to the Company’s Board.
Glenda J. Minor
Member of Audit committee Member of Directors & Governance committee  
Glenda J. Minor
Elected 2019

Chief Executive Officer and Principal of Silket Advisory Services

Glenda J. Minor, age 62, has served as Chief Executive Officer and Principal of Silket Advisory Services, a privately owned consulting firm which advises companies on financial, strategic, and operational initiatives, since 2016. From 2010–2015, Ms. Minor was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Evraz North America Limited, a leading steel manufacturer. Prior to this, Ms. Minor held both domestic and international executive finance roles at increasing levels of managerial responsibility at Visteon Corporation, a leading global automotive supplier, and DaimlerChrysler, a leading global automotive manufacturer, as well as financial management roles at General Motors Corporation, a leading global automotive manufacturer, and General Dynamics Corporation, a leading global aerospace and defense company. Ms. Minor currently serves on the Board of Directors of Africa Bridge, a non-profit organization, and has previously served on the Board of Directors of several other non-profit organizations.

Ms. Minor has been a Director of Curtiss-Wright since 2019 and serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Committee on Directors and Governance. Ms. Minor has many years of broad financial and international leadership experience across different industries and different continents, which have provided her with an in-depth understanding of the preparation and analysis of financial statements, and invaluable experience in capital market transactions, accounting, treasury, investor relations, financial and strategic planning, and business expansion. Ms. Minor’s extensive financial knowledge will be an invaluable asset to the Board in its oversight of the integrity of the Company’s financial statements and the financial reporting process. Additionally, Ms. Minor’s experience in mergers and acquisitions and business expansion provides the Company a competitive advantage in seeking new strategic business opportunities and platforms for its products and services.
Admiral John B. Nathman
  Committee Chair for Directors & Governance committee   Member of Finance Committee
Admiral John B. Nathman
Elected 2008

Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

Admiral (Ret.) John B. Nathman, age 70, served as commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command from February 2005 to May 2007, and as Vice Chief of Naval Operations from August 2004 to February 2005. From August 2002 to August 2004, he served as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare Requirements and Programs at the Pentagon, and as Commander, Naval Air Forces, from October 2001 to August 2002. From August 2000 to October 2001, he served as Commander of Naval Air Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

Admiral Nathman has been a Director of the Company since 2008 and serves as a member of the Finance Committee and the Committee on Directors and Governance. His strong leadership, coupled with his extensive and in-depth understanding of U.S. government spending, especially defense spending and military products, evidenced by 37 years of service in high-level commands in the United States Navy, provides the Company a competitive advantage in seeking new opportunities and platforms for its defense industry products and services.
Robert J. Rivet
Committee Chair for Executive Compensation Committee   Member of Executive Compensation Committee
Robert J. Rivet
Elected 2011

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Operations and Administrative Officer of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Robert J. Rivet, age 64, was Executive Vice President, Chief Operations and Administrative Officer of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) from October 2008 to February 2011, and was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMD from September 2000 until October 2009. Since 2009, he has served as a Director of Globalfoundries, Inc.

He has been a Director of Curtiss-Wright since 2011 and serves as Chairperson of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Compensation Committee. Mr. Rivet has an in-depth understanding of the preparation and analysis of financial statements based upon his 35 years of financial experience. In addition, Mr. Rivet led numerous acquisition and divestiture activities while at AMD and Motorola Corporation. His extensive financial knowledge is an invaluable asset to the Board in its oversight of the integrity of the Company’s financial statements and the financial reporting process. Additionally, his in-depth understanding of high technology industries such as the semiconductor business, and experience in mergers and acquisitions is a valuable resource in the Company’s search for new strategic business opportunities and acquisitions.
Albert E. Smith
  Member of Finance Committee
Committee Chair for Finance Committee
Albert E. Smith
Elected 2006

Former Chairman of Tetra Tech., Inc
Former Executive Vice President & Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation

Albert E. Smith, age 69, served as Chairman of Tetra Tech, Inc. from March 2006 to January 2008 and has been a director of Tetra Tech since May 2005. He has been a director of CDI Corp. since October 2008, and from 2002 to 2005, served as a member of the Secretary of Defense’s Science Board. Mr. Smith was employed at Lockheed Martin Corp. from August 1985 to January 2005. Mr. Smith served as an Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin from September 1999 until June 2005.

Mr. Smith, a Director of Curtiss-Wright since 2006, serves as Chairperson of the Finance Committee and a member of the Committee on Directors and Governance. Mr. Smith has an in-depth understanding of the aerospace industry, gained from his years at Lockheed Martin, where he served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility in space, launch vehicles and ground systems. His career experience as an electrical engineer, senior operating executive and as a director of other public companies positions him to provide Curtiss-Wright with a competitive advantage in seeking new opportunities and platforms for its aerospace industry products and services.
Peter C. Wallace

  Member of Finance Committee
Peter C. Wallace
Elected 2016

Former Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Gardner Denver Inc.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director, of Robbins & Myers, Inc.

Peter C. Wallace, age 64, served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Gardner Denver Inc. from June 2014 until his retirement as of January 1, 2016. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director, of Robbins & Myers, Inc., from 2004 until it was acquired in February 2013 by National Oilwell Varco, Inc. Mr. Wallace currently serves as a Director of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc., since 2005, and Rogers Corporation, since 2010. He also serves on the board of a private manufacturing firm engaged in packaging equipment and industrial markets.

Mr. Wallace has been a Director of Curtiss-Wright since 2016 and serves as a member of the Executive Compensation Committee and the Finance Committee. He possesses a wide and varied background as a senior executive in global industrial equipment manufacturing, one of the Company’s end markets. He brings to the Board the perspective of someone familiar with all facets of worldwide business operations, including the experience of leading a NYSE-listed company. This broad and extensive experience in leadership roles, along with his board experience, enhances Mr. Wallace’s contributions and values to the Company’s Board.