Curtiss-Wright Announces Retirement of Michael J. Denton as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that Michael J. Denton has retired as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective February 21, 2014. Mr. Denton has served in these positions as an executive officer of Curtiss-Wright since August 2001.

"We thank Michael Denton for his many contributions to Curtiss-Wright over the past 12 years and his continued high standards of integrity," said David C. Adams, President and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. "We wish him a long and satisfying retirement."

"It has been a privilege for me to work with many fine colleagues at Curtiss-Wright," said Michael Denton. "I am proud to have been part of the executive team that grew the Company's sales from $325 million in 2001 to $2.5 billion in 2013."

Paul J. Ferdenzi, Vice President, Human Resources, and Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, will assume day-to-day management of the Company's legal matters until a permanent replacement is named.

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Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit

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