Randy Hobbs is the President of Woodward’s Industrial Segment. In this role, Mr. Hobbs has direct oversight and responsibility for Woodward’s Industrial large and small engine systems, gas and steam turbine systems, compressor fluid systems and controls, integrated package and control solutions and industrial systems services, channels and logistics.
Mr. Hobbs is an accomplished executive with significant global leadership experience and supply chain and lean management expertise. Before joining Woodward, Mr. Hobbs spent over three decades at General Electric, where he served in a wide range of leadership roles, including most recently as Senior Executive Director, Rotating Parts & Compressor Airfoils. During his tenure at General Electric, Mr. Hobbs repeatedly transformed and enhanced manufacturing operations and business units across several end markets including aviation and locomotives.
Mr. Hobbs holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Dayton.