|Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing names Steve Edwards new Chief Technology Officer (CTO)|
LEESBURG, VA – November 12, 2009 — Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing, a leading designer and manufacturer of rugged deployed commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX and CompactPCI products and systems for the aerospace and defense market has announced the appointment of Steve Edwards to the position of chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, Mr. Edwards reports directly to Lynn Patterson, vice president and general manager of Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing.
“We are very pleased to name Steve Edwards chief technology officer (CTO),” said Ms. Patterson. “Steve has demonstrated outstanding technical leadership and teamwork, and is truly focused on shaping the future of Embedded Computing.”
Mr. Edwards was named a Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing Technical Fellow in 2008. He joined the company in 1998, in the position of senior hardware engineer, and has since held numerous leadership positions including technical product lead and product development manager. More recently, in the position of technical product manager, Mr. Edwards has been responsible for product definition, architecture, technical bid response, and pre-sales customer interaction on major programs. Mr. Edwards was also responsible for the development of the company’s first FPGA-based computing platform.
For editorial information regarding Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing products or services, contact John Wranovics, Director of Public Relations, Curtiss-Wright, Tel: (925) 640-6402; email: [email protected].
About Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is the industry’s most comprehensive and experienced single source for embedded solutions, ranging from Processing, Subsystems, Data Communication, DSP, and Video & Graphics to the most advanced board level components and fully integrated custom systems. The Embedded Computing group serves the defense, aerospace, commercial and industrial markets and is part of Curtiss-Wright Controls. For more information about Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing visit www.cwcembedded.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls is the motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW). With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.