BRISTOL, Conn., Apr 29, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barnes Group Inc.
(NYSE: B) today announced that Richard P. McCorry will be appointed
President of its Associated Spring business unit effective May 1,
2003; Associated Spring had 2002 sales of $322 million. Mr. McCorry
succeeds Leonard M. Carlucci, who retired as President of Associated
Spring on April 1, 2003.
"Rich McCorry is an outstanding leader with a proven track record
of global accomplishments within the manufacturing sector," said
Edmund M. Carpenter, President and Chief Executive Officer, Barnes
Group Inc. "His background is ideally suited to lead Associated Spring
as it seeks to achieve sustainable, profitable growth on a worldwide
Prior to joining Barnes Group Inc., Mr. McCorry was with Textron,
Inc., a multi-industry company, where he held several executive
positions including: President, Textron Power Transmission, which
provides mechanical power transmission components and systems for the
industrial, defense, mining and mobile equipment and transportation
markets; Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Textron
Industrial Products, Textron's industrial segment; and Managing
Director, Textron Breed Automotive, S.r.l.
From 1985 to 1997, Mr. McCorry was with Lear Corporation, a
Fortune 500 supplier of interior products to the automotive OEM
market, and Masland Industries, where he held various management
positions of increasing responsibility.
Mr. McCorry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and
Engineering from Drexel University, and completed the Advanced
Executive Management Program at the Wharton School of Business.
Barnes Group Inc. (www.barnesgroupinc.com) is a diversified
international manufacturer of precision metal components and
distributor of industrial supplies, serving a wide range of markets
and customers. Founded in 1857 and headquartered in Bristol,
Connecticut, Barnes Group consists of three businesses with 2002 sales
of $784 million: Associated Spring, one of the world's largest
manufacturers of precision mechanical and nitrogen gas springs; Barnes
Aerospace, a manufacturer and repairer of highly engineered assemblies
and products for commercial and military aircraft engines, airframes,
and land-based industrial gas turbines; and Barnes Distribution, an
international, full-service distributor of maintenance, repair and
operating supplies. Over 6,200 dedicated employees at more than 60
locations worldwide contribute to Barnes Group Inc.'s success.
SOURCE: Barnes Group Inc.
Barnes Group Inc.
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