A. Christopher Fawzy
Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer
Chris was appointed Woodward Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer in October 2009. He became the company’s Chief Compliance Officer in August 2009. Chris joined Woodward as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in June 2007. He directs Woodward's global legal and compliance affairs, including commercial and strategic agreements, litigation, intellectual property, corporate governance, and the company's global compliance program. Prior to joining Woodward, Chris served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Mentor Corporation in California, which he joined in 2001. Before his association with Mentor, he was in a civil litigation law firm, where he practiced commercial litigation from 1995-2001. Chris holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University College of Law.