Lynn M. Bamford

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Lynn M. Bamford, President and Chief Executive Officer

Lynn M. Bamford assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation on January 1, 2021, and was named a member of the Board. 


Previously, she served as President of the Defense and Power Segments since January 2020, where she maintained overall responsibility for the segments' strategic goals, technology development, global operations and financial performance. She was previously Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Defense Solutions division from 2013 through 2019. During her tenure at Curtiss-Wright, she successfully led the Company through nine acquisitions to enhance the global product portfolio.


Ms. Bamford joined Curtiss-Wright in 2004 with its acquisition of Dy4, a leading provider of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) embedded computing solutions, where she held several engineering and leadership positions. Shortly after the acquisition, she assumed the position of Vice President, Product Development and Marketing for Curtiss-Wright’s former Controls segment, and ascended to Vice President and General Manager of the Company’s Embedded Computing business, before being named to lead the Defense Solutions division in 2013.  She has more than 30 years of operational experience across the defense, aerospace and commercial industries.


Ms. Bamford holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University.