David Charles  Adams net worth and biography

David Adams Biography and Net Worth

Chairman of Curtiss-Wright
David C. Adams was named Executive Chairman of the Board of Curtiss-Wright Corporation on January 1, 2021. He has served as Chairman since January 2015 and a member of the Board since August 2013.  Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 2013 until his retirement from that position in January 2021.

Mr. Adams served as Chief Operating Officer from 2012 with responsibility for expanding global opportunities for the Company's diversified business operations and products – overseeing the Company's three former operating segments – Flow Control, Controls and Surface Technologies. Mr. Adams previously served as Co-Chief Operating Officer since 2008, with responsibility for all aspects of the Controls and Surface Technologies segments' strategic goals, technology development, global operations and financial performance. Prior to that, he was President of Curtiss-Wright Controls, the Motion Control Segment of the Corporation, since 2005. In this role, he led global strategy including fostering internal innovation, developing cross-market applications and acquiring pioneering technologies to achieve their full potential in high-performance markets. Mr. Adams has nearly 40 years of experience in the aerospace, defense and electronics technology markets.

Mr. Adams' leadership and operational experience as a member of the Curtiss-Wright executive team included the evolution of the One Curtiss-Wright vision, achievement of top-quartile financial metrics, and focus on a balanced capital allocation strategy including returns to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends and integration of numerous acquisitions to drive significant stakeholder value.

What is David Charles Adams' net worth?

The estimated net worth of David Charles Adams is at least $11.61 million as of July 20th, 2023. Mr. Adams owns 41,559 shares of Curtiss-Wright stock worth more than $11,614,078 as of May 21st. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Adams may own. Learn More about David Charles Adams' net worth.

How do I contact David Charles Adams?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Adams and other Curtiss-Wright executives is 130 HARBOUR PLACE DRIVE SUITE 300, DAVIDSON NC, 28036. Curtiss-Wright can also be reached via phone at (704) 869-4600 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on David Charles Adams' contact information.

Has David Charles Adams been buying or selling shares of Curtiss-Wright?

David Charles Adams has not been actively trading shares of Curtiss-Wright within the last three months. Most recently, David Charles Adams sold 4,660 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $190.00, for a transaction totalling $885,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 41,559 shares of the company's stock, valued at $7,896,210. Learn More on David Charles Adams' trading history.

Who are Curtiss-Wright's active insiders?

Curtiss-Wright's insider roster includes David Adams (Chairman), Lynn Bamford (CEO), Lynn Bamford (CEO), K. Farkas (CFO), Paul Ferdenzi (VP), Harry Jakubowitz (VP), John Nathman (Director), Gary Ogilby (VP), Kevin Rayment (COO), and John Watts (VP). Learn More on Curtiss-Wright's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Curtiss-Wright?

During the last year, Curtiss-Wright insiders bought shares 6 times. They purchased a total of 364 shares worth more than $61,490.57. During the last year, insiders at the aerospace company sold shares 10 times. They sold a total of 19,399 shares worth more than $4,354,580.63. The most recent insider tranaction occured on March, 22nd when VP Paul J Ferdenzi sold 2,500 shares worth more than $625,000.00. Insiders at Curtiss-Wright own 0.6% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Curtiss-Wright.

Information on this page was last updated on 3/22/2024.

David Charles Adams Insider Trading History at Curtiss-Wright

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/20/2023Sell4,660$190.00$885,400.0041,559View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2022Sell3,910$144.68$565,698.80View SEC Filing Icon  
3/4/2022Sell8,910$155.95$1,389,514.50View SEC Filing Icon  
2/16/2022Sell4,262$137.25$584,959.50View SEC Filing Icon  
12/7/2021Sell10,488$133.19$1,396,896.72View SEC Filing Icon  
4/6/2021Sell2,500$125.00$312,500.0061,240View SEC Filing Icon  
3/16/2021Sell3,201$120.38$385,336.3866,941View SEC Filing Icon  
2/5/2021Sell4,005$113.35$453,966.7564,070View SEC Filing Icon  
11/24/2020Sell1,677$118.00$197,886.0055,056View SEC Filing Icon  
11/19/2020Sell823$118.00$97,114.0056,733View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2020Sell2,500$112.00$280,000.0057,556View SEC Filing Icon  
12/12/2019Sell4,320$143.00$617,760.0051,217View SEC Filing Icon  
11/19/2019Sell4,185$140.29$587,113.6559,722View SEC Filing Icon  
11/14/2019Sell886$141.00$124,926.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/7/2019Sell4,319$139.95$604,444.05View SEC Filing Icon  
9/5/2019Sell6,439$125.00$804,875.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2019Sell7,608$120.11$913,796.88View SEC Filing Icon  
7/24/2019Sell7,000$130.01$910,070.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2019Sell7,000$120.00$840,000.0080,149View SEC Filing Icon  
2/7/2019Sell9,944$115.01$1,143,659.4497,093View SEC Filing Icon  
1/18/2019Sell7,000$111.00$777,000.0075,164View SEC Filing Icon  
11/26/2018Sell5,620$108.70$610,894.0087,784View SEC Filing Icon  
3/7/2018Sell17,414$135.00$2,350,890.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/8/2018Sell13,051$120.44$1,571,862.4488,257View SEC Filing Icon  
11/14/2017Sell5,270$117.74$620,489.8064,623View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2017Sell17,000$119.04$2,023,680.0070,570View SEC Filing Icon  
3/3/2017Sell16,434$97.37$1,600,178.58View SEC Filing Icon  
2/9/2017Sell15,270$98.09$1,497,834.3085,274View SEC Filing Icon  
12/9/2016Sell6,461$106.62$688,871.8253,570View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2016Sell5,694$97.12$553,001.2872,167View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2016Sell27,475$89.40$2,456,265.0060,031View SEC Filing Icon  
10/13/2016Sell25,655$86.26$2,213,000.30113,161View SEC Filing Icon  
5/24/2016Sell14,414$81.46$1,174,164.4460,031View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2016Sell12,000$80.24$962,880.0081,901View SEC Filing Icon  
12/22/2015Sell7,220$66.10$477,242.0074,789View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2015Sell62,100$69.80$4,334,580.0059,594View SEC Filing Icon  
2/20/2015Sell22,037$69.32$1,527,604.84View SEC Filing Icon  
11/17/2014Sell39,037$69.70$2,720,878.90View SEC Filing Icon  
8/4/2014Sell3,220$64.56$207,883.20View SEC Filing Icon  
3/20/2014Sell5,439$62.37$339,230.4358,865View SEC Filing Icon  
8/6/2013Sell3,436$43.05$147,919.8046,680View SEC Filing Icon  
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Curtiss-Wright Company Overview

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Curtiss-Wright Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered products, solutions, and services mainly to aerospace and defense, commercial power, process, and industrial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Aerospace & Industrial, Defense Electronics, and Naval & Power. The Aerospace & Industrial segment offers industrial and specialty vehicle products, such as power management electronics, traction inverters, transmission shifters, and control systems; sensors, controls, and electro-mechanical actuation components used on commercial and military aircraft; and surface technology services including shot peening, laser peening, and engineered coatings. The Defense Electronics segment provides commercial off-the-shelf embedded computing board-level modules and processing equipment, data acquisition and flight test instrumentation equipment, integrated subsystems, instrumentation and control systems, tactical communications solutions; and electronic stabilization products, and weapons handling systems; avionics and electronics; flight test equipment; and aircraft data management solutions. The Naval & Power segment offers main coolant pumps, power-dense compact motors, generators, steam turbines, valves, and secondary propulsion systems; energy absorbers, retractable hook cable systems, net-stanchion systems and mobile systems to support fixed land-based arresting systems; hardware, valves, fastening systems, specialized containment doors, airlock hatches, and spent fuel management products; reactor coolant pumps and control rod drive mechanisms for commercial nuclear power plants, as well as various nuclear reactor technologies. This segment furnishes severe-service valve technologies and services, heat exchanger repair, and piping test and isolation products, and offers ship repair and maintenance for the U.S. navy. Curtiss-Wright Corporation was incorporated in 1929 and is headquartered in Davidson, North Carolina.
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