Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) today announced the appointment of Claudia Toussaint as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Ms. Toussaint rejoins the company in the same role in which she had successfully served for nearly two years.
"As a global company, having a trusted, business-focused and innovative leader for our legal services and compliance functions has been, and remains, critical to our future success," said Gregory F. Milzcik, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnes Group Inc. "We know first-hand that Claudia meets this standard, and we are delighted that she is rejoining the organization."
Ms. Toussaint served as Barnes Group's Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from April 2010 through March 2012. Prior to joining Barnes Group, Ms. Toussaint had served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Embarq Corporation, a telecommunications company that was acquired by Centurylink, Inc. Before her General Counsel role, she served as Vice President and Corporate Secretary for Embarq. Prior to her leadership roles at Embarq between 2005 and 2009, she served as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Sprint Corporation, a role she assumed in 2003. Between 1997 and 2003, she served in various legal leadership and attorney roles for Sprint and its operating affiliates. Before joining Sprint in 1997, she was a transactional attorney with Morrison and Foerster in Los Angeles.
Ms. Toussaint left Barnes Group in March 2012 and briefly joined Tyco Flow Control in connection with its proposed spin-off from Tyco International Ltd., which is now expected to be followed by the merger of Tyco Flow Control with Pentair, Inc.
About Barnes Group
Founded in 1857, Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) is an international aerospace and industrial manufacturing and service provider, serving a wide range of end markets and customers. The products and services provided by Barnes Group are used in far-reaching applications that provide transportation, communication, manufacturing and technology to the world. Barnes Group's approximately 4,400 dedicated employees, at more than 50 locations worldwide, are committed to achieving consistent and sustainable profitable growth. For more information, visit www.BGInc.com.
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