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Corporate Governance

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Corporate Governance

At Moog, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance, driven by our core values, including "Trust is a must" and "We are all in this together".

The Moog Board of Directors is responsible for establishing and maintaining sound corporate governance principles and practices. Through their oversight, and the actions of our leadership team, Moog's core values will remain central to the operational ethos and drive long-term, sustainable shareholder value. The included documents and resources are provided to enable investors and others to examine and evaluate Moog’s corporate governance framework and performance.

Class A Directors

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Janet M. Coletti

Ms. Coletti retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer ("CHRO") of M&T Bank Corporation ("M&T") in December 2020. M&T is headquartered in Buffalo, New York. Ms. Coletti started her career at M&T in 1985 and held numerous positions in the Consumer Banking and Business Banking divisions before becoming CHRO in 2015. Ms. Coletti holds a Bachelor of Arts ("B.A.") in Economics from Mount Holyoke College.

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Mahesh Narang

Mr. Narang is the Executive Vice President and President of the Access segment of Oshkosh Corporation, a role he assumed in November 2023. Previously, Mr. Narang was the President of the Components segment at Cummins Inc. from January 2021 to November 2023 after serving as the Vice President and General Manager of Cummins Emission Solutions from July 2017 to December 2020. In his over 20 years at Cummins Inc., Mr. Narang held various leadership positions providing him with many opportunities to work within different business segments and across regions in operations, marketing and general management, including his role as COO for the India Area Business Organization. He received his Bachelor of Science ("B.S.") in Engineering from Mumbai University and an MBA from Northwestern University.

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Brenda L. Reichelderfer

Ms. Reichelderfer is a retired Senior Vice President and Managing Director at TriVista, a global management consulting firm in the private equity sector. Ms. Reichelderfer joined TriVista in 2008 and also served as the company’s Global Head of Aerospace and Defense. Previously, she spent over 25 years in executive leadership positions at ITT Corporation, including Group President of the Motion & Flow Control and subsequently the Electronics Divisions. She received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University and is a graduate of the Executive Development Institute at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Class B Directors

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Donald R. Fishback

Mr. Fishback joined Moog in 1981 after working as a Certified Public Accountant for Deloitte LLP. He became Corporate Controller in 1985 and was named Vice President of Finance in 2007, a position he held until December 2010, at which time he was elected Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"). Mr. Fishback retired as CFO of the Company effective January 2020 and served as a corporate Vice President until March 2021. Mr. Fishback holds a B.A. in Business from Westminster College in Pennsylvania, a Master of Business Administration ("MBA") from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and completed the Advanced Management Program ("AMP") at Harvard Business School.

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William G. Gisel, Jr.

Mr. Gisel is former Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") and current Executive Vice Chair of Rich Products Corporation, headquartered in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Gisel started his career at Bankers Trust Company in 1974, and after completing law school in 1978, he joined the law firm Phillips Lytle LLP. 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 ("COO") and, in 2006, he was appointed CEO, a role in which he served until January 2020. He earned a B.A. from Williams College, a Juris Doctorate from the Emory University School of Law and has an MBA from the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration.

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Peter J. Gundermann

Mr. Gundermann is President, CEO and Chairman of Astronics Corporation, a publicly traded aerospace and defense company headquartered in East Aurora, New York. Mr. Gundermann joined Astronics in 1988, has been a director since 2000 and has held his current position as President and CEO since 2003. He received a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Brown University and an MBA from Duke University.

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Kraig H. Kayser

Mr. Kayser is the non-executive Chairman and former President and CEO of Seneca Foods Corporation headquartered in Fairport, New York. He retired as President and CEO on October 1, 2020. Prior to assuming the CEO position at Seneca Foods in 1993, Mr. Kayser was Seneca Food’s CFO. He received a B.A. from Hamilton College and an MBA from Cornell University.

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Brian J. Lipke

Mr. Lipke retired as CEO of Gibraltar Industries, Inc., headquartered in Buffalo, New York, in December 2014 and served as Chairman of the Board through May 2015. 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.

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Pat Roche

Pat Roche was promoted to CEO on February 1, 2023, after serving as Executive Vice President and COO since December 1, 2021. Before that, he was a Vice President and Officer of Moog Inc. starting September 1, 2012, and President of the Industrial Systems Group since September 1, 2015. Pat has been with Moog for over 23 years, beginning his career as the Engineering Manager at Moog in Cork, Ireland, and becoming the General Manager for that facility in 2003. Over the years, Pat has held various positions in Moog’s Industrial Systems Group, including management of core product development, strategic supply chain, business process development and information technology. He transferred to Moog’s Corporate Group from 2012 to 2015, with responsibility for global information technology, indirect procurement and various shared service activities. Before joining Moog, Pat spent several years working in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering Science and MBA degrees from University College Cork, Ireland, and completed the AMP at Harvard Business School. Pat is also a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland (FIEI). With a broad range of management experience in engineering, operations management and information technology, along with his deep understanding of Moog’s markets, products and technologies, Pat is highly qualified to serve as a director.

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John R. Scannell

Mr. Scannell joined Moog in 1990 as an Engineering Manager of Moog Limited in Ireland and later moved to Germany to become Operations Manager of Moog GmbH. In 1999, he became the General Manager of Moog Limited in Ireland, and in 2003 moved to Aircraft Controls as the Boeing 787 Program Manager and was subsequently named Director of Contracts and Pricing and elected a Vice President of the Company in 2005. He was elected CFO in 2007, a position he held until December 2010, at which time he was elected COO. In December 2011, Mr. Scannell was elected CEO and was named Chairman of the Board in January 2014. Mr. Scannell retired as CEO, effective February 1, 2023. In addition to an MBA from The Harvard Business School, Mr. Scannell holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University College Cork, Ireland.

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Pat Roche

President; Chief Executive Officer; Director

Pat Roche was promoted to CEO on February 1, 2023, after serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since December 1, 2021. Before that, he was a Vice President and Officer of Moog Inc. starting September 1, 2012, and President of the Industrial Systems Group since September 1, 2015. Pat has been with Moog for over 23 years, beginning his career as the Engineering Manager at Moog in Cork, Ireland, and becoming the General Manager for that facility in 2003. Over the years, Pat has held various positions in Moog’s Industrial Systems Group, including management of core product development, strategic supply chain, business process development and information technology. He transferred to Moog’s Corporate Group from 2012 to 2015, with responsibility for global information technology, indirect procurement and various shared service activities. Before joining Moog, Pat spent several years working in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering Science and MBA degrees from University College Cork, Ireland, and completed the AMP at Harvard Business School. Pat is also a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland (FIEI).

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Jennifer Walter

Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Walter has been the Chief Financial Officer of Moog since 2020. Before that, she spent over ten years as the Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Jennifer has been with Moog for over 23 years. She started her career at Moog as Manager of Financial Reporting, then moved on to become the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Before joining Moog, Jennifer worked as an Assurance Manager at KPMG. Jennifer is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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Mark Trabert

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Trabert became the Chief Operating Officer in 2023. Before that, he was the Group Vice President of Business Integration until he took on the role of President of the Aircraft Group in 2015. Mark has been with the Company since 1984, starting in various program and senior program manager roles until 1992 when he became the General Manager of Esprit Technologies, a Moog subsidiary. He later took on the role of Aircraft Group Sales and Marketing Director in 1995 and then Director of F-35. In 2007, Mark became the Aircraft Group Vice President of Aftermarket. Mark holds a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A. from Canisius College and he’s a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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Elwira Kelly

General Counsel 

Elwira Kelly is the General Counsel for Moog Inc. She oversees the company’s legal affairs and law department and also serves as counsel to its senior leadership and Board of Directors. Elwira joined Moog in January 2024 after 17 years at Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, where she held various leadership roles, most recently as General Counsel for Global Commercial and Military Systems at Sikorsky. Elwira started at Sikorsky in 2006 as a senior attorney and continued with Lockheed Martin through LM’s acquisition of Sikorsky. Throughout her career, she has managed many aspects of legal business at both Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, including international business, corporate governance, M&A, industrial participation, supply chain, and trade compliance. Before Sikorsky, she worked in private practice. Elwira graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Western New England University School of Law.

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Paul Wilkinson

Executive Vice President; Chief Human Resources Officer

Paul Wilkinson was promoted to Chief HR Officer in 2017. He joined Moog in 2010 as the UK HR Director, where he handled HR responsibilities for Moog’s UK sites. He subsequently moved into the role of Global Talent Director, focusing on developing talent management processes across the organization. Paul then became the Group HR Director for the Aircraft Group in 2013 before taking on his current role as EVP and CHRO. Before Moog, Paul spent eight years at Vodafone as a Senior HR Business Partner and worked for British Telecom prior to that. He holds an MA in Management & Business Law from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh and several professional HR certifications. 

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Joe Alfieri

President, Space and Defense

Joe Alfieri was promoted to President of Space and Defense on March 1, 2023, and is an Officer of Moog Inc. He joined Moog in 2008 as a Project Engineer in Moog’s Space and Defense Group. After starting as a Project Engineer, Joe worked as a Sales Engineer, Program Manager and Commercial Space Business Manager, all within Moog’s Space and Defense Group. In 2014, he took on a role in the Corporate Group as a Program Director focused on Compliance and Legal initiatives and later advanced to the Aircraft Group as Program Director of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. In 2019, Joe was promoted to Commercial OE Sector General Manager and in 2020, he became Group Vice President. In 2021, he joined the Industrial Group to lead Moog’s new startup venture focused on the construction market. Before joining Moog, Joe worked as an Operations Supervisor at UPS Air Logistics, a Manufacturing Engineer at Delphi Automotive and an Electrical Design Engineer and Project Manager at Illinois Tool Works (ITW). Joe holds an MBA from the University at Buffalo, a Master’s degree in computer science from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from RIT.

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Mark Graczyk

President, Military Aircraft

Mark Graczyk was promoted to President of Military Aircraft on March 1, 2023, after serving as Vice President and Chief Business Officer of the Aircraft Group since March 2022. Before that, he was a Vice President within the Company since 2017. Mark has been with Moog for over 14 years, starting his career as a Finance Manager in the Aircraft Group in 2010. Over the years, Mark held various finance roles within the Aircraft Group and was promoted to Vice President of Finance in 2017. As Vice President of Finance, Mark was responsible for the Aircraft Group’s finance, accounting, cost & pricing, government cost accounting and legal and contracts teams. In January 2021, Mark joined the Industrial Group as Vice President and General Manager of the Industrial Controls Division. Mark began his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young in Buffalo and worked as a Government Cost Accounting Manager at Northrop Grumman before joining Moog. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Canisius College and a Master’s degree in Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Stu McLachlan

President, Industrial

Stu McLachlan was appointed President of the Industrial Group and Moog Corporate Officer on December 1, 2021. Before that, he was Group Vice President and Chief Business Officer of the Moog Aircraft Group since May 2019. Stu has been with Moog in various roles, including Group Vice President and General Manager of the Aircraft Controls Components division in Tewkesbury, UK, from May 2015 and Business Unit General Manager (Boeing Commercial Programs) from 2011. Stu joined Moog in September 2009 as the General Manager of Moog Aircraft in Wolverhampton, UK. He began his engineering career at Dowty Aerospace in Wolverhampton in 1987 and went on to hold several senior positions at Smiths Aerospace and GE. Over the years, Stu has shown a strong track record in engineering, program management, operations and general management. Stu holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Wolverhampton and is a Fellow and Branch President of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

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Michael Schaff

President, Commercial Aircraft

Michael Schaff was promoted to President Commercial Aircraft and an Officer of Moog Inc. effective March 1, 2023, from Group Vice President, General Manager of the Commercial OEM business within the Aircraft Group which he served since March 2021. Before that, he served as Group Vice President, Director of Finance in the Space and Defense Group. Michael has been with Moog for over 20 years. He began his career in Finance at the Moog Salt Lake City, Utah operations in 2003 and transferred to East Aurora, NY in 2009. Over the years, Michael has held a variety of leadership roles in both the Aircraft Group and Space and Defense Group where he has been responsible for finance, pricing, strategy, business execution, and customer negotiations. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Utah and an MBA from the University of Minnesota. 

Director Audit Committee Executive Committee Executive Compensation Committee Nominating and Governance Committee
Janet M. Coletti - - - -
Donald R. Fishback - M - -
William G. Gisel, Jr - - C M
Peter J. Gundermann M - M -
Kraig H. Kayser C - - M
Brian J. Lipke - - M C
Mahesh Narang M - M -
Brenda L. Reichelderfer M - - M
Pat Roche - M - -
John R. Scannell - C - -
Number of Meetings Held 5 - 2 2

Table Legend

C = Chair / M = Member

Committee Charters

Audit Committee


Executive Compensation Committee


Nominating and Governance Committee

Governance Documents

Corporate Governance Guidelines


Employee Complaint Procedures for Accounting and Auditing Matters


Statement of Business Ethics


Tax Strategy – United Kingdom


Policy on Anti-Bribery


Policy on Business Gifts And Gratuities


Policy on Insider Trading


Policy on Insider Trading (German)

Social Documents

Equal Employment Opportunity – EEO


Equal Employment Opportunity – Disability Accommodation-Supplement


Human Rights Commitment


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision


2023 Modern Slavery/Anti-Human Trafficking Disclosure Statement


Policy Statement – Regarding Conflict Minerals


Environmental, Health & Safety


Trade Compliance


Focal - Canadian Forced and Child Labour Statement CB Approved June 2024


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Investor Relations
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E-mail: investorrelations@moog.com

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