Marshall Larsen is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Goodrich Corporation. He was named to his current position in October 2003.
Larsen joined the company in 1977 as an operations analyst and financial manager. In 1981, he became director of planning and analysis, and subsequently, director of product marketing. In 1986, he became assistant to the president and later served as general manager of several divisions of the company's aerospace business. In 1994, he was elected as vice president of the company and was named a group vice president of Goodrich Aerospace. In 1995, he was appointed executive vice president of the company and president and chief operating officer of Goodrich Aerospace. In February 2002, Larsen was named president and chief operating officer of Goodrich Corporation. He was appointed president and chief executive officer in April 2003.
Larsen received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., in 1970. He received a Master of Science degree from the Krannert Graduate School of Industrial Management at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., in 1977.
Larsen is a member of the executive committee of the U.S. Aerospace Industries Association; a member of the board of directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc.; a member of the board of directors of the Boy Scouts of America; Mecklenburg County Council; and is chair of the Charlotte Regional Partnership board of directors.