Goodrich Appoints Karl Kleiderer Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions

Dec 10, 2010, 14:00 ET from Goodrich Corporation

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has named Karl Kleiderer as vice president, mergers and acquisitions, reporting to Scott Kuechle, executive vice president and chief financial officer.  Kleiderer currently holds the position of vice president of acquisitions and divestitures.  Kleiderer succeeds Joe Andolino, who has announced his retirement from Goodrich effective December 31, 2010.

Commenting on the appointment, Kuechle said, "Karl will play a critical role in further strengthening our businesses and supplementing our organic growth by leading our strategic acquisition activities.  Karl has an outstanding track record in transaction execution, deep aerospace industry perspective and demonstrated leadership experience, which positions him well for success in his new role."

Kleiderer joined Goodrich in 2005 as director, business development, advancing to his current position in February of 2009. Previously he spent eight years in investment banking working for Morgan Stanley in New York City and William Blair and Company in Chicago. He began his career spending six years as a Naval flight officer. Kleiderer holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management in Illinois.

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