Lydall, a manufacturer of specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets, has appointed Erika Turner as vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer. She succeeds Thomas Smith, who has resigned.
Before joining Lydall, Turner was employed as CFO of Superior Industries International, a company engaged in the design and manufacture of aluminium road wheels for sale to original equipment manufacturers. Prior to this, she was CFO/vice president finance since 2004 at Monogram Systems, a supplier of cabin systems and equipment to the global aerospace industry.
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