Esterline Corp., of Bellevue, Wash., named R. Bradley "Brad" Lawrence to the new position of president and chief operating officer (COO). Robert W. Cremin, who is relinquishing his role as president, continues as Chairman and CEO. Lawrence has served as an Esterline Group vice president since 2007, with operational oversight and responsibility for approximately half the corporation's subsidiaries located in the U.S., Europe, Mexico and Asia. Lawrence first joined Esterline in 2002 as president of Esterline's Advanced Input Systems subsidiary. He later held general management responsibility for Esterline's Interface Technologies Group, encompassing five operating locations that primarily serve the medical equipment industry's need for sophisticated interface and control systems. Prior to Esterline, Lawrence held various positions with Rockwell International, PACCAR, Conductive Rubber Technology, Flow International and PRI Automation.