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Textron Announces Six Sigma Promotions

Published: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 - 21:00

Textron Inc. recently announced two promotions within its Six Sigma department.

Peter Riley was promoted to senior vice president of Six Sigma, integrated supply chain and transformation. In addition, John Mayers was appointed to the position of vice president of Six Sigma. Both men will serve on Textron’s transformation leadership team, which comprises the company’s top 21 executives.

“These appointments reflect the progress we’ve made in cultivating our leadership bench strength, truly representing the essence of our talent development and mobility initiatives,” says Lewis B. Campbell, Textron chairman and CEO.

Riley holds a degree in engineering and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. Mayers most recently served as executive vice president of Six Sigma for Textron Financial Corp. He holds degrees from Purdue University.

For more information, visit www.textron.com.


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