Mary L. Petrovich


    Operating Executive-Private Equity,
    The Carlyle Group

    Mary L. Petrovich is Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group, a global private equity leader. She was elected a director of Woodward in 2002. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Petrovich served as General Manager for AxleTech International, a supplier of
    off-highway and speciality vehicle drivetrain systems and components in Troy, Michigan. Through the 2008 sale of the company to General Dynamics, Petrovich served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Petrovich also held a variety of leadership positions at AlliedSignal Friction Materials and AlliedSignal Automotive Products Group. She earned a bachelor of science degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s in Business Administration from Harvard University.