Barnes Group Inc. Mourns the Passing of Former Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wallace 'Wally' Barnes
Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) today announced the passing of
Wallace 'Wally' Barnes, former Chairman of the Board and Chief
Executive Officer of Barnes Group Inc.
“The entire Barnes Group family mourns the loss of Wally Barnes.
As an officer of the Company for 34 years, with the last 14 as
Chairman and CEO, his numerous, valued contributions have made a
long-lasting impact on our Company,” said Patrick J. Dempsey,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnes Group Inc. “We will
certainly miss his presence and offer our deepest sympathies and
condolences to Wally’s family.”
Mr. Wallace Barnes served as CEO of Barnes Group from 1977 to
1991 and Chairman of the Board from 1977 to 1995. He was the father
of current Barnes Group Board Chairman, Thomas O. Barnes and
grandfather of Board member, Elijah K. Barnes. In addition, Wally
was a renowned philanthropist in the Bristol, Connecticut community
and has led the Bristol Boy’s Club and the University of Hartford
Board of Regents. He also was an outstanding business leader,
having served on a number of corporate boards.
About Barnes Group Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) is a
global provider of highly engineered products, differentiated
industrial technologies, and innovative solutions, serving a wide
range of end markets and customers. Its specialized products and
services are used in far-reaching applications including aerospace,
transportation, manufacturing, automation, healthcare, and
packaging. Barnes Group’s skilled and dedicated employees around
the globe are committed to the highest performance standards and
achieving consistent, sustainable profitable growth. For more
information, visit www.BGInc.com.
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Barnes Group Inc. William Pitts Director, Investor Relations