Textron names new president/CEO of Bell Helicopter

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) said that Mitch Snyder has been named president and CEO of Bell Helicopter, succeeding John Garrison, who is joining Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) as its new president and CEO.

Snyder joined Bell Helicopter in 2004, and has held several leadership positions with the company, serving most recently as executive vice president of Military Business.

Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class customer service, innovation and superior quality, Bell´s global workforce serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries.

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services.