Moog Board of Directors


Board of Directors

Class A Directors:

Ms. Janet M. Coletti
Term Expries 2021

Mr. Kraig H. Kayser*
Term Expires 2023

Mr. R. Bradley Lawrence*
Term Expires 2022

Class B Directors:

Mr. Donald R. Fishback
Term Expires 2021

Mr. William G. Gisel Jr.*
Term Expires 2021

Mr. Peter J. Gundermann*
Term Expires 2022

Mr. Brian J. Lipke*
Term Expires 2021

Ms. Brenda L. Reichelderfer*
Term Expires 2023

Mr. John R. Scannell
Chairman of the Board
Term Expires 2023


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

Corporate Officers

John R. Scannell
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Walter
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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

Paul Wilkinson
Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer 

Michael J. Swope
Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

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


About our Board

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 2023

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.

Mr. Donald R. Fishback

Class B Director, Term Expires 2021

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. On January 2, 2020, Mr. Fishback retired from his position as CFO. 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.

Ms. Janet M. Coletti

Class A Director. Term Expires 2021

Ms. Coletti is an Executive Vice President for M&T Bank, overseeing the bank’s Human Resources Division. She also serves as a member of M&T’s Management Committee. As the head of Human Resources, Ms. Coletti leads a team of human resources professionals responsible for recruiting, leadership development, compensation, benefits, diversity and inclusion, and employee relations for M&T’s more than 17,000 employees across eight states and the District of Columbia. Ms. Coletti has more than 30 years of experience at M&T. She began her career in 1985 as part of M&T’s Management Development Program. She most recently served as the head of Business Banking, a role she assumed in 2010. She has also held numerous positions in retail banking and retail operations, and provided support for several bank acquisitions and conversions. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College, Ms. Coletti received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics. 

Mr. William G. Gisel Jr.*

Class B Director, Term Expires 2021

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 2022

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. 

Mr. Kraig H. Kayser*

Class A Director, Term Expires 2023

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 2022

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 B Director, Term Expires 2021

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. 

Ms. Brenda L. Reichelderfer*

Class B Director, Term Expires 2023

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.

*Independent Directors In fiscal year 2019, director attendance was 100% for board and committee meetings.