Ralph E. Eberhart has been a Director of Triumph since June 2010 and its non-executive Chairman since April 2015. Gen. Eberhart served as Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command from October 2002 to January 2005. Since January 2005, he has also been the Chairman and President of the Armed Forces Benefit Association. Gen. Eberhart’s active military career spanned 36 years. He is also a member of the board of directors of Rockwell Collins, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. and VSE Corporation and is a director of two private companies. Gen. Eberhart joined the Board as part of an arrangement in connection with the Company’s acquisition (the “Vought Acquisition”) of Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. (“Vought”) in 2010. Given the significant share of Triumph’s business focused on serving the militaries of the United States and other countries, Gen. Eberhart provides the Board with valuable insight into military operations that enables the Company to better serve its military customers. The Company also benefits from his experience as a director of other aerospace and defense companies. Moreover, his senior leadership experience enables him to provide management with valuable advice on governance and management issues.
Ralph E. Eberhart
Chairman, Triumph Group, Inc. | President, Armed Forces Benefit Association | General, U.S. Air Force (Retired)