Kaman Corp. Appoints Richard S. Smith, Jr. Vice President, Deputy General
Counsel and Assistant Secretary
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. -- November 07, 2012
Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) today announced that Richard S. Smith, Jr. has
been named Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
reporting to Shawn G. Lisle, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.
Smith will assume responsibility as the corporate Secretary upon the
retirement of Candace A. Clark later this year. He will also focus on SEC and
securities law matters, capital transactions, and mergers, acquisitions and
Smith joins Kaman after a twenty-eight year career with Murtha Cullina LLP,
where he was a partner and focused his practice on general corporate matters,
securities law and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Murtha is in its
eighth decade of providing outside counsel services to Kaman.
“Rich is a welcome addition to the Corporate Law Department. His experience in
his areas of practice and coming from a firm with which we have such a
long-standing relationship will be extremely beneficial,” stated Lisle.
He received both his Juris Doctor degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in Public
Policy Studies and Economics from Duke University in Durham, NC. Rich and his
family are residents of West Hartford, Connecticut.
About Kaman Corporation
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and
headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace
and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets
widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and
composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed
and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA
certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems
for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support
for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX
medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company is a leading distributor of
industrial parts, and operates more than 200 customer service centers and five
distribution centers across North America. Kaman offers more than four million
items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material
handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to
customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, Kaman provides
engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic
and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized
mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor
Eric Remington, VP, Investor Relations
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.