Moog Board of Directors

The business and affairs of Moog Inc. are subject to the general oversight and authority of the Moog Inc. Board of Directors. 

Mr. John R. Scannell
Chairman of the Board
Class B Director, Term Expires 2020

Mr. Scannell is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). Mr. Scannell joined Moog in 1990 as an Engineering Manager of Moog Ireland and later moved to Germany to become Operations Manager of Moog GmbH. In 1999, he became the General Manager of Moog Ireland, and in 2003 moved to the Aircraft Group in East Aurora, NY as the Boeing 787 Program Manager. He was named Director of Contracts and Pricing in 2005. Mr. Scannell was elected Vice President of the Company in 2005 and Chief Financial Officer in 2007, a position he held until December 2, 2010, at which time he was elected President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to an M.B.A. from The Harvard Business School, Mr. Scannell holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University College Cork, Ireland.

Dr. Richard A. Aubrecht
Class B Director, Term Expires 2018

Dr. Aubrecht began his career with Moog in 1969, working in various engineering capacities, going on to serve as Administrative Vice President and Secretary, Chairman of the Board, and in 1996 as Vice Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Strategy and Technology. Dr. Aubrecht studied at the Sibley School of Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University where he received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Mr. Donald R. Fishback
Class B Director, Term Expires 2018

Mr. Fishback joined the Company in 1981 after working as a Certified Public Accountant for Deloitte LLP. He became Corporate Controller in 1985 and in 2007 was named Vice President of Finance, a position he held until December 2010, at which time he was elected Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fishback holds a B.A. in business from Westminster College in Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. The Company believes Mr. Fishback’s in-depth financial and managerial expertise and thorough understanding of the Company’s operations make him highly qualified to serve as a director.

Mr. William G. Gisel Jr.*
Class B Director, Term Expires 2018

Mr. Gisel is President and CEO of Rich Products Corporation, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., with annual revenues of approximately $3.0 billion. He earned a B.A. from Williams College and a Juris Doctorate from the Emory University School of Law. Mr. Gisel also has an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Gisel started his career at Bankers Trust Company in 1974, and after completing law school in 1978, he joined Phillips Lytle LLP as an Associate in the firm’s litigation department. Mr. Gisel joined Rich Products in 1982, serving as the company’s first General Counsel. In 1988, Mr. Gisel was named Vice President of the International Division. In 1996, he assumed the position of President of Rich’s Food Group and Chief Operating Officer. In 2006, he was appointed CEO. Mr. Gisel serves on the Executive Compensation Committee (Chair), the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. 

Mr. Peter J. Gundermann*
Class B Director, Term Expires 2019

Mr. Gundermann is President and CEO of Astronics Corporation, a publicly traded aerospace and defense company, a position he has held since 2003. Mr. Gundermann has been a director of Astronics since 2000 and has been with Astronics since 1988. Astronics is headquartered in East Aurora, NY, with annual revenues of approximately $350 million. He received a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Duke University. Mr. Gundermann serves on the the Audit Committee, the Executive Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. 

Ms. Brenda L. Reichelderfer*
Class B Director, Term Expires 2020

Ms. Reichelderfer is Senior Vice President and Managing Director at TriVista, a global management consulting firm in the private equity sector that is headquartered in Orange County, California. Ms. Reichelderfer joined TriVista in 2008 and also serves as the company’s Global Head of Aerospace and Defense. Previously, she spent over 25 years in executive leadership positions at ITT Corporation. She received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University and is a graduate of the executive leadership programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management and at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. 

Mr. Kraig H. Kayser*
Class A Director, Term Expires 2020

Mr. Kayser is President and CEO of Seneca Foods Corporation headquartered in Marion, NY, with annual revenues exceeding $1.27 billion. Prior to assuming his current position in 1993, Mr. Kayser was Seneca Food’s CFO. He received a B.A. from Hamilton College and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. Mr. Kayser serves on the the Audit Committee (Chair) and the Nominating  and Governance Committee. 

Mr. R. Bradley Lawrence*
Class A. Director, Term Expires 2019

Mr. Lawrence retired as President and CEO from Esterline Technologies Corporation in October 2013 and served as Executive Chairman of the Board through March 2014. Mr. Lawrence joined Esterline in 2002, served as Chairman of the Board since March 2012, Chief Executive Officer since November 2009 and President since July 2009. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from University of Pittsburgh. The Company believes Mr. Lawrence’s experience in the aerospace and defense industry as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of a large public company makes him highly qualified to serve as a director.

Mr. Brian J. Lipke*
Class A Director, Term Expires 2018

Mr. Lipke is the Chairman of the Board of Gibraltar Industries, Inc., headquartered in Buffalo, NY, with annual revenues of approximately $800 million. Mr. Lipke started his career with Gibraltar in 1972, became President in 1987 and Chairman of the Board in 1993. Mr. Lipke attended the SUNY College of Technology at Alfred and the University of Akron. Mr. Lipke serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee (Chair) and the Executive Compensation Committee. 


*Independent Directors

 

 

Board of Directors

Class A Directors:

Mr. Kraig H. Kayser*
Term Expires 2020

Mr. R. Bradley Lawrence*
Term Expires 2019

Mr. Brian J. Lipke*
Term Expires 2018

Class B Directors:

Dr. Richard A. Aubrecht
Term Expires 2018

Mr. Donald R. Fishback
Term Expires 2018

Mr. William G. Gisel Jr.*
Term Expires 2018

Mr. Peter J. Gundermann*
Term Expires 2019

Ms. Brenda L. Reichelderfer*
Term Expires 2020

Mr. John R. Scannell1
Term Expires 2020
Chairman of the Board

*Independent Directors
1Mr. Scannell was elected Chairman of the Board, January 2014

Corporate Officers

John R. Scannell
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Richard A. Aubrecht
Vice President, Strategy and Technology
Vice Chairman of the Board

Donald R. Fishback
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Gary A. Szakmary
Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

R. Eric Burghardt
Vice President, Aircraft Controls Group President

Mark J. Trabert
Vice President, Aircraft Controls Group President

Maureen M. Athoe
Vice President, Space and Defense Group President

Patrick J. Roche
Vice President, Industrial Systems Group President

Timothy P. Balkin
Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

Jennifer Walter
Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Robert J. Olivieri
Secretary, Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP