Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Shawn G. Lisle to the position of Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Lisle reports to Candace A. Clark, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary.
Lisle joined Kaman in 2011 as Associate General Counsel focusing on compensation, benefits, employment and other matters from International Paper Company in Memphis Tennessee where he was Senior Counsel, Employee Benefits and ERISA. His areas of focus at International Paper included retirement plans, health and welfare plans, trust investments, contract negotiations, labor relations, litigation, claims and corporate transactions. Prior to joining International Paper, he was an attorney with Dana Corporation, Toledo, OH; the law firm Porter, Wright, Morris and Arthur LLP in Columbus, OH; and the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division in Washington, D.C. Shawn is a U.S. Navy veteran attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He served in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in Pearl Harbor, HI and Ft. Meade, MD. He also served as a reservist in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
“Shawn has already had a positive impact in his short time with Kaman through his knowledgeable, efficient and creative support of our business activities. We are grateful to have him as part of the team,” commented Clark.
Lisle received his bachelor’s degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, his juris doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law in Akron, OH and holds a master of laws in taxation from Capital University Law School in Columbus, OH. Shawn, his wife Wendy, and their children are in the process of relocating from the Memphis area to Connecticut.
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company’s SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company is a leading distributor of industrial parts, and operates more than 200 customer service centers and five distribution centers across North America. Kaman offers more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, Kaman provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. More information is available at