Joanne M. Karimi was Appointed as Vice President of Human Resources at Curtis-Wright

Date of management change: April 07, 2014 

What Happened?

Parsippany, NJ-based Curtis-Wright has Appointed Joanne M. Karimi as Vice President of Human Resources


About the Company

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has the most renowned legacy in the aerospace industry. In 1929, Curtiss-Wright was formed by the merger of companies founded by Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation, and the Wright brothers, renowned for history’s first flight. These technological pioneers ushered in the era of aviation and their trailblazing spirit made history. Curtiss-Wright has changed dramatically over the past eight decades, and continues to transform itself to be at the forefront of the markets that we serve. Today, Curtiss-Wright is an integrated, market-facing global diversified industrial company and remains a technology leader through this legacy of innovation. We maintain an extensive offering of critical products and services that were either developed internally or joined through strategic acquisitions. Our structure drives the focus upon our diversified end markets through three well-balanced segments – Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Energy – where we remain focused on advanced technologies for high performance platforms and critical applications. Furthermore, our technologies provide increased safety, reliability, and performance in the most demanding environments, serving numerous customers across a multitude of industries.


About the Person

Joanne M. Karimi is the Vice President of Human Resources at Curtiss-Wright Corporation.   Ms. Karimi has an extensive background in executive communications, global realignment and restructuring efforts, development and acquisition of talent, and oversight of business strategy and operations.   Prior to joining Curtiss-Wright, Ms. Karimi was employed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, leading the company's human resources function.   Prior to that, she served in various capacities with increasing responsibility at PacifiCord, CCI, FARO Technologies and The Walt Disney Company.   She began her career in human resources at Barnett Banks, and also was a former president of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).   Ms. Karimi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of West Florida.


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