Teledyne Controls Appoints Darby Shields as Vice President of Sales and Marketing


El Segundo, CA – March 24, 2010 – Teledyne Controls, a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY), announced today the appointment of Darby Shields as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Mr. Shields will have primary responsibility over Teledyne Controls’ Sales, Marketing, Customer Administration and Business Development.

“Darby is a passionate leader with valuable experience in commercial and military avionics,” said Masood Hassan, Vice President and General Manager of Teledyne Controls. “I am very pleased to appoint him to this position and am confident that he will apply his experience and vision across all of the Teledyne Controls markets.”

Darby Shields, former President of Demo Systems, LLC for 27 years, joined Teledyne Controls as Vice President of the Data Loading Solutions product line in January 2009 when Teledyne Controls acquired the assets of his company. Demo Systems, LLC was a leading provider of data loading products for commercial and military aircraft. Mr. Shields leaves the management of the Data Loading Solutions product line in the capable hands of his long time business partner and co-founder of Demo Systems, Mr. Donald Ruffing.

I look forward to contributing further to Teledyne Controls and continuing to strengthen our leading position in aircraft data and information management,” said Darby Shields.

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