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Kaman Taps Former Hughes COO as New President
August 7, 2007
Kaman Corp., Bloomfield, CT, has tapped Neal J. Keating as the next president and chief operating officer of the company, effective Sept. 17, 2007. Keating will assume the additional role of CEO on or before Jan. 1, 2008.   ; Keating, 51, will succeed Paul R. Kuhn, currently chairman, president and CEO. He is scheduled to retire on Feb. 21, 2008. Kuhn will retain the title of chairman until the date of his retirement.   ; Keating was recently COO of Hughes Supply, a $5.4 billion industrial distributor that was sold to HD Supply in January 2006. He started his career with Rockwell Automation, rising over a 24-year period to executive vice president and COO of Rockwell Collins Commercial Systems.