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|Hexcel Names Jeffrey C. Campbell to Board of Directors|
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2003--Hexcel Corporation (NYSE/PCX: HXL) today announced the naming of Jeffrey C. Campbell to its board of directors. Mr. Campbell is the Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of AMR Corporation, the parent of American Airlines (NYSE: AMR). He has been with AMR since 1990, holding a variety of positions including Vice President Europe and Vice President Corporate Development and Treasurer. Mr. Campbell started his business career with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells as a certified public accountant. He will be a member of both the Audit and Finance Committees of Hexcel's Board of Directors.
Hexcel also announced that Mr. Lewis Rubin had retired as a director of the Company. Mr. Rubin has been a director of Hexcel since 1999 having previously served as a director in the period 1993 - 1995. Mr. Rubin is President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Xtra Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
Mr. David E. Berges, Hexcel's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, "I want to thank Lew for his years of service to Hexcel. We will miss his wise counsel and wish him the best for the future. At the same time, we are very pleased that Jeff is joining our board; he brings with him a wealth of managerial and financial experience as well as a tremendous familiarity with our largest market, commercial aerospace. On behalf of the entire board, I want to welcome him and say we are looking forward to working with him."
Hexcel Corporation is the world's leading advanced structural materials company. It designs, manufactures and markets lightweight, high performance reinforcement products, composite materials and engineered products for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, electronics, general industrial, and recreation applications.CONTACT: Hexcel Corporation
Stephen C. Forsyth, 203-969-0666 ext. 425
Michael W. Bacal, 203-969-0666 ext. 426
SOURCE: Hexcel Corporation