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Curtiss-Wright Announces Appointment of Tom Quinly as President Motion Control Segment

ROSELAND, N.J., Nov 24, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that Tom Quinly has been named President of Curtiss-Wright Controls, the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. He is succeeding David C. Adams who was recently promoted to the newly created position of Co-Chief Operating Officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

With more than 25 years in the defense, aerospace and commercial sectors, Mr. Quinly most recently led Curtiss-Wright's embedded computing business as Vice President of the Motion Control segment. He has been responsible for successfully integrating six previous acquisitions, including achieving strong organic growth, and enhancing the product portfolio with additional acquisitions, including Pentland Systems and VMETRO, both completed in 2008.

"Tom's unique combination of senior management experience, leadership ability, and technical expertise has enabled him to develop our embedded computing operating team around strategic initiatives that have led to consistently strong operating results and a position of world-renown market leadership," said Martin R. Benante, Chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. "We are confident his knowledge, resourcefulness and enthusiasm will help bring Curtiss-Wright to new levels of excellence."

"I'm proud of the work we have achieved in creating a cohesive brand focused on providing high-performance embedded computing solutions to the defense and aerospace markets," Mr. Quinly said. "I look forward to working closely with everyone at Curtiss-Wright to fulfill our company's tremendous potential."

Mr. Quinly joined Curtiss-Wright in 2004 as part of the acquisition of Dy4 Systems. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology from Utah State University and an MBA from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. He completed the Harvard Business School's General Managers Program in 2001.

About Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Roseland, N.J. The company designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides a variety of specialized metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 7,700 people worldwide.

About Curtiss-Wright Controls

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets.

SOURCE Curtiss-Wright Corporation

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