John A. Halbrook


    Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Woodward, Inc.

    John A. Halbrook retired as Chairman of the Board of Woodward in January 2008. Halbrook also served as Chief Executive Officer from November 1993 to July 2005. He has served in various executive positions with the company, including Chief Operating Officer and President. He has also held positions with Worthington Pumps, McGraw Edison, Turbodyne, General Electric, and General Dynamics. Halbrook is a retired director of HNI Corporation. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and his master's degree in business administration from the University of Rochester.