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Patrick J. Dempsey

Patrick J. Dempsey, Executive Vice Chairman of Barnes

Patrick Dempsey was appointed Executive Vice Chairman of Barnes effective July 14, 2022. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Company’s President and CEO from 2013 to 2022.

Patrick joined Barnes as President, Windsor Airmotive in 2000, where he led and strategically positioned the Company’s aerospace aftermarket business for future growth. He was later promoted to Group Vice President, Operations for Barnes Aerospace, expanding his responsibilities for both the OE production and aftermarket segments. In 2004, Patrick was appointed to Officer and President of Barnes Aerospace. He was subsequently promoted to President, Barnes Distribution to lead the Company’s expansion in its North American and European distribution businesses. Patrick was appointed President, Logistics and Manufacturing Services in 2008 and later named Chief Operating Officer and President, Barnes Industrial in 2012.

Prior to joining Barnes, Patrick held a number of senior management positions at United Technologies Corporation and Pratt and Whitney Division. He also served in several leadership positions at Interturbine Corporation.
Patrick holds a Bachelor’s degree of Technology (Education) from the University of Limerick, Ireland and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan. He serves on the board of directors for Nucor Corporation and also serves on the board of trustees for Manufacturers Alliance.