Barnes Group Inc., Bristol, CT, has named Patrick J. Dempsey as president of Barnes Distribution. Dempsey was the president of Barnes Aerospace and a vice president of Barnes Group. He replaces Idelle K. Wolf, who is retiring. Dempsey takes the helm immediately.
Dempsey joined Barnes Group in 2000 as president of Barnes Aerospace's Windsor Airmotive Division, its worldwide maintenance and repair operation. In 2003, Mr. Dempsey was named group vice president, operations of Barnes Aerospace. In 2004, the Board of Directors appointed him president of Barnes Aerospace.
Barnes Group consists of three businesses: Barnes Aerospace, Barnes Distribution and Barnes Industrial. It has 65 locations worldwide.