Moog Announces Officer Elections

14 August 2015

East Aurora, NY - Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Maureen M. Athoe, R. Eric Burghardt and Mark J. Trabert as Vice Presidents of the Corporation, effective August 11, 2015.  

Ms. Athoe is currently President of the Space and Defense Group. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Canisius College and is a certified public accountant. Ms. Athoe joined Moog’s Internal Audit Department in 1984 from the accounting firm KPMG. Her previous positions at Moog included Cost Engineer, Manager of Government Accounting, Financial Director and, most recently, she served as General Manager and Site Manager for the Space and Defense Group in East Aurora, NY.  She was appointed a Group Vice President in 2008.

Mr. Burghardt and Mr. Trabert are currently both Presidents of Moog’s Aircraft Group.

Mr. Burghardt holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Canisius College and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Burghardt previously served as the Aircraft Group Financial Director, with responsibility for acquisition due diligence and contract negotiations for major aircraft programs. Prior to joining Moog in 1989, he was a Senior Manager at KPMG, providing auditing and consulting services. He was appointed a Group Vice President in 2007.

Mr. Trabert has a B.S. and an MBA in Finance from Canisius College and attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Mr. Trabert joined Moog in 1984 and has held various Aircraft Group positions including Program Manager, Director of Sales and Marketing, Program Director for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Global Support Aftermarket Manager and Deputy General Manager. Since 2012, he has had overall responsibility for the integration of the Aircraft business units and the expansion of the global supply chain. He was appointed a Group Vice President in 2007.

“I’m proud to announce these senior leadership elections within our Company,” said John Scannell, CEO. “I look forward to working with Maureen, Eric and Mark in their expanded roles and our Directors wish them great success as they take on their added responsibilities.”

Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems.  Moog’s high performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment.  Additional information about the company can be found at

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