Esterline CMC Electronics Welcomes New President

    MONTREAL, Aug. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Esterline Corporation has announced the
promotion of Gregory (Greg) Yeldon to the position of President of its
subsidiary Esterline CMC Electronics Inc. (CMC), effective August 13, 2009.
    Mr. Yeldon has more than 23 years of operational experience in the
aerospace sector, including 14 years as CMC's Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer (CFO). He has also been serving as Interim President of the
company since November 2008. His first position with the company was Corporate
Comptroller in 1995. He has served on the Board of Directors for CMC
Electronics Inc. and CMC Electronics Holdings Inc. from 2001 to 2007.
    Esterline CEO Robert W. Cremin said, "Greg's in-depth business acumen and
knowledge of CMC Electronics products, markets, customers and employees make
him particularly well suited to provide continuity and leadership at the helm
of Esterline CMC Electronics."
    Prior to joining CMC, Mr. Yeldon held a variety of positions with the
aerospace companies, Leigh Instruments and Micronav International. He received
a Commerce degree in 1982 from Carleton University and began his career at
Peat Marwick, where he obtained his Chartered Accountant designation. He
became a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1985.

    Esterline CMC Electronics ( designs and produces
leading technology electronics products for the aviation and global
positioning markets. CMC's focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems
integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide. Its principal
locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago, Illinois. CMC
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (NYSE:  ESL,, a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered
in Bellevue, Washington. Esterline employs over 10,000 people worldwide.

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