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Forsberg, L’Esperance, and Lariviere named vice-presidents of Kaman Aerospace Group

September 22, 2008  By Corrie

Sept. 22, 2008, Bloomfield, CN  - Kaman Corp. today announced three executive appointments within its Kaman Aerospace Group.

Sept. 22, 2008, Bloomfield, CN Kaman Corp. today announced three executive appointments within its Kaman Aerospace
Group. These appointments are as follows: Richard C. Forsberg, Vice
President, Contracts Management; Nancy A. L'Esperance, Vice President, Human
Resources; and Alphonse J. Lariviere, Vice President, Finance. All three
report to Gregory L. Steiner, President of Kaman Aerospace Group.

Forsberg joined Kaman Aerospace in 1986 and has held a number of
increasingly responsible positions within the contracts area. He joined the
Corporate Legal Department in 2004 and was named an Assistant Vice President
earlier this year. Rick received his bachelor's degree from the University of
Connecticut and his J.D. from the New England Law School.

L'Esperance began her Kaman career in 1983 in the Kaman Aerospace
personnel department. She was with Aerospace until she joined the corporate
staff in 2004 as Director, Human Resources – Aerospace. She holds a bachelor's
degree in general business from Western New England College.

Lariviere joined the Helicopters Division in July 2004, as the Vice
President, Finance. Prior to Kaman, he was with Goodrich/Coltec Industries for
seventeen years, and has held a variety of other key financial/accounting
roles since he graduated from New Hampshire College in 1981 with a B.S. in
accounting. He also holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Kaman Aerospace Group is the holding company for Kaman Corporation's
aerospace segments, which include Specialty Bearings, Aerostructures,
Precision Products and Helicopters. In addition to aerospace, Kaman
Corporation conducts business in the industrial distribution market.


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