Kevin Rayment, president of Curtiss-Wright‘s (NYSE: CW) commercial and industrial business segment, has been promoted to serve as chief operating officer when COO Thomas Quinly retires from the company on April 1.
The electronics supplier said Wednesday that Rayment will report directly to President and CEO Lynn Bamford and brings more than three decades of defense, aerospace to his new position.
“He continues to play a key role in executing our strategic growth initiatives, delivering significant financial performance and integrating acquisitions,” Bamford said of the incoming COO.
Rayment started his career at Curtiss-Wright in 2004 within its Penny and Giles business in the U.K. He served as the unit’s managing director for integrating sensing and later elevated to the positions of vice president and general manager of the firm’s avionics and industrial group.
The company promoted him in 2013 as head of the industrial division, where he oversaw a global product portfolio from six acquisitions.
His career also included engineering, sales and marketing roles at multiple aerospace and industrial firms.