A. William Higgins elected to Albany International board
Mr. Higgins currently serves as a director of Kaman Corporation, a diversified aerospace and industrial distribution company, and Bristow Group Inc., a global industrial aviation services provider.
Mr. Higgins serves as chairman of the Kaman board finance committee and is a member of the corporate governance committee.
From 2008 to 2012, he served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of CIRCOR International, Inc., a global diversified supplier of fluid-control and related products and services for aerospace, energy, defense, manufacturing and other applications.
Prior to 2008, he held the offices of President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CIRCOR.
Before joining CIRCOR in 2005, Mr. Higgins spent thirteen years in a variety of senior management positions with Honeywell International and AlliedSignal.