Barnes Group’s approximately 4,200 dedicated employees at more than 60 locations worldwide, are committed to achieving consistent and sustainable profitable growth. Our company embraces enthusiasm, imagination, drive, and ingenuity to drive success in everything we do.


Barnes Group Board of Directors

Thomas O. Barnes

Mr. Barnes is Chairman of the Board of Directors, serves on the Executive Committee, and is an employee of the Company. He has served as a director of New England Bank Shares, Inc. as well as Valley Bank. Mr. Barnes' qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his experience in the fields of distribution, manufacturing, finance and governance with numerous organizations throughout his career, including the Company's distribution business. In addition, Mr. Barnes has owned and managed several businesses and has experience in the commercial lending field. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Company for over 30 years and has served as chairman, trustee or director for over 20 non-profit organizations.

Patrick J. Dempsey

Mr. Dempsey has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 1, 2013. He joined the Company in 2000 as President, Barnes Aerospace, Windsor Airmotive. He was appointed Vice President, Operations, Barnes Aerospace in 2003; President, Barnes Aerospace in 2004; President, Barnes Distribution in 2007; and Vice President, Barnes Group Inc. and President, Logistics and Manufacturing Services in 2008. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Prior to joining Barnes Group Inc., Mr. Dempsey held leadership positions at United Technologies’ Pratt and Whitney Division and the Interturbine Group of Companies. Mr. Dempsey serves on the Executive Committee and has been a director since 2013.

Thomas J. Albani

Mr. Albani serves on the Compensation and Management Development, Corporate Governance and Finance Committees. He retired from Electrolux Corporation in May 1998, where he served as Chief Executive Officer for seven years and as a member of their Board of Directors. From 1994 to 2010, Mr. Albani was a director of Select Comfort Corporation. Mr. Albani's qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his experience as the Chief Executive Officer of Electrolux Corporation, as well as his service as the Chief Operating Officer of Allegheny International, a multibillion dollar industrial conglomerate. He also has, through his experience in management consulting and participation in various industrial and consumer associations, strong strategic planning and problem solving skills, and knowledge of the financial, environmental, legal and structural issues facing industrial companies. Mr. Albani has been a director since 2008.

John W. Alden

Mr. Alden chairs the Board of Director’s Finance Committee, and serves on the Compensation and Management Development and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Alden retired in 2000 as Vice Chairman, United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (“UPS”). From 1988 until his retirement, he served as a director of UPS. He is currently a director of Silgan Holdings Inc., The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and Arkansas Best Corporation. In addition to his service with UPS and on other boards of directors, Mr. Alden's qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his extensive experience as senior manager and vice chairman of a $50 billion company with responsibility for corporate strategic planning, worldwide marketing, sales, communications, public relations and logistics, and a life-long career in industry. Mr. Alden has been a director since 2000.

Gary G. Benanav

Mr. Benanav chairs the Board of Director’s Corporate Governance Committee, and serves on the Compensation and Management Development and Audit Committees. He is currently a director of Express Scripts Holding Company. Mr. Benanav has extensive international business experience, having retired as Chief Executive Officer in March 2005 from New York Life International, LLC. In addition, he served as the Vice Chairman and a director of New York Life Insurance Company. Mr. Benanav's qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include having served as the executive officer of two U.S. corporations with assets in excess of $100 billion, extensive international business experience, extensive management responsibility for U.S. and international insurance and financial services companies, experience in dealing with regulators and legislators, extensive knowledge of finance and accounting matters including complex financial statement and accounting issues across various types of businesses, and practice as a business attorney for 15 years including serving as a legal advisor to Boards of Directors for over five years. He received a Presidential appointment as U.S. representative to APEC Business Advisory Council (2002 to 2005). Mr. Benanav has been a director since 1994.

William S. Bristow, Jr.

Mr. Bristow chairs the Board of Director’s Executive Committee and serves on the Finance Committee. He is President of W.S. Bristow & Associates, Inc., which is engaged in small business development. Mr. Bristow's qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his extensive knowledge of our Company with over 30 years of service as a member of our Board of Directors, ownership and direct management of W.S. Bristow & Associates, and his expertise in the area of sales. Mr. Bristow has been a director since 1978.

Francis J. Kramer

Mr. Kramer serves on the Board of Director’s Compensation and Management Development and Corporate Governance Committees. He is President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components. He has served as a director of II-VI Incorporated since 1989, has been President since 1985, and was Chief Operating Officer from 1985 to 2007. He is a Board Advisor on the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering. Mr. Kramer's qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his current service as a chief executive officer, and extensive experience in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, domestic and international operations, business development, strategic planning and extensive knowledge, both domestically and internationally, with acquisitions. He has been a director since 2012.

Mylle H. Mangum

Ms. Mangum chairs the Board of Director’s Compensation and Management Development Committee, and serves on the Audit and Finance Committees. Ms. Mangum has served as the Chief Executive Officer of IBT Enterprises, LLC since October 2003. Prior to this, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of True Marketing Services, LLC and MMS Incentives, Inc. She currently serves as director of PRGX Global, Inc., Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc., and Express, Inc., with previous service as a director of Collective Brands Inc., and its predecessor, PaylessShoeSource, Inc., Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., Respironics, Inc., Matria Healthcare, Inc., and Emageon Inc. Ms. Mangum's qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include her current service as a Chief Executive Officer, and extensive business and management experience, including serving as an executive with General Electric, BellSouth and Holiday Inn Worldwide. She has extensive knowledge of marketing, accounting and finance, as well as compliance and internal controls. Ms. Mangum has been a director since 2002.

Dr. Hassell H. McClellan

Dr. McClellan serves on the Board of Director’s Audit, Finance and Executive Committees. He formerly served as Associate Professor of Finance and Policy and as the Associate Dean of Boston College’s Wallace E. Carroll School of Management, where he had been a member of the faculty from 1984 to 2013. Dr. McClellan’s qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his extensive experience and expertise in global competitiveness, strategic planning and finance, and his service as a board member or trustee of more than ten not-for-profit and private organizations. Dr. McClellan has been a director since 2010.

William J. Morgan

Mr. Morgan chairs the Board of Director’s Audit Committee, and serves on the Corporate Governance and Executive Committees. He has been a director of PGT, Inc. since 2007. Mr. Morgan is a retired partner of the accounting firm KPMG LLP ("KPMG"), where he served clients in the industrial and consumer market practices. He previously served as the Chairman of KPMG's Audit Quality Council and was a member of its Independence Disciplinary Committee. Mr. Morgan was the Dean of KPMG’s Chairman's 25 Partner Leadership Development Program. He previously served as the Managing Partner of KPMG’s Stamford, Connecticut office and as a member of the Boards of Directors for KPMG and KPMG Americas. Mr. Morgan’s qualifications to be a member of our Board of Directors include his 39 year career and expertise in the accounting and auditing fields, as well as his career experience as a certified public accountant. He has also worked with global industrial companies relative to accounting, finance, auditing, controls, risk management, compliance, and corporate governance. Mr. Morgan has been a director since 2006.