Adam J. Palmer has been a Director of Triumph since June 2010. Mr. Palmer is currently a Managing Director and Head of the Global Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Group at The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”), a global alternative asset management firm. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1996, Mr. Palmer was with Lehman Brothers focusing on mergers, acquisitions and financings for aerospace, defense and information services companies. Mr. Palmer also currently serves on the boards of directors of Sequa Corporation, Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc., Global Jet Capital, LLC, Dynamic Precision Group, Inc. and Novetta Solutions. Mr. Palmer served as a member of Vought’s board of directors from 2000 until the Vought Acquisition and led the negotiations on behalf of Carlyle that culminated in Triumph’s acquisition of Vought from equity funds affiliated with Carlyle. Mr. Palmer was a director of Landmark U.S. Holdings, LLC from October 2012 until February 2016. Mr. Palmer joined the Board as part of an arrangement in connection with the Vought Acquisition. The Board benefits from Mr. Palmer’s deep familiarity with Vought’s business acquired through his years of involvement in developing its business as a Carlyle investment. The Board also benefits from Mr. Palmer’s knowledge and understanding of the aerospace and defense industry, acquired through his years of active involvement as an investor, as well as his understanding of management issues derived from his participation on corporate boards.
Adam J. Palmer
Managing Director, The Carlyle Group