Paul Bourgon has been a Director of Triumph since October 2008. Mr. Bourgon has served as General Manager—Global Sales and Engineering for SKF Aeroengine since 2006. SKF Group supplies products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems and SKF Aeroengine, a division of SKF Group, focuses on providing services in bearing repair and overhaul. Prior to joining SKF Aeroengine, Mr. Bourgon served as Vice President—Marketing of Heroux-Devtex Inc., a company which then supplied the commercial and military sectors with landing gear, airframe structural components, including kits, and aircraft engine components. Mr. Bourgon also serves on the board of directors of Venture Aerobearing LLC. Mr. Bourgon’s current experience as a president of a significant aerospace business and his past experience within the aerospace industry enable him to serve as an additional point of reference on trends and developments affecting Triumph’s business and its customers, suppliers and competitors. In addition, his background as a Chartered Accountant, member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1983, articling with Coopers & Lybrand in Montreal in the Auditing and Taxes departments, as well as his ongoing responsibility for the financial statements of the business he manages, enables him to lend additional financial expertise to the deliberations of the Board.
President, Aeroengine Division, SKF USA