Patrick J. Dempsey serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at Barnes Group Inc. after holding the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for several years. Mr. Dempsey holds a Bachelor's degree of Technology (Education) from the University of Limerick, Ireland and an MBA degree from the University of Michigan. He serves on the Board of Directors for Nucor Corporation and also serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for Manufacturers Alliance.
Mr. Dempsey joined Barnes Group as President, Windsor Airmotive in 2000 to lead and strategically position the Company's Aerospace Aftermarket business for future growth. He was later promoted to Group Vice President, Operations for Barnes Aerospace, expanding his responsibilities for both the OE production and Aftermarket segments. In 2004, Mr. Dempsey was appointed a Company Officer and President of Barnes Aerospace. He was subsequently promoted to President, Barnes Distribution to lead the Company's expansion in its North American and European distribution businesses. In 2008, he was appointed as President, Logistics and Manufacturing Services, Barnes Group Inc. In 2012, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and President, Barnes Industrial before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, Barnes Group Inc. in 2013. Prior to joining Barnes Group, Mr. Dempsey held a number of senior management positions at United Technologies Corporation, Pratt and Whitney Division, serving as President, HAC Division, and General Manager, TCT and DPRO Divisions. Mr. Dempsey also served in several leadership positions at Interturbine Corporation.