Kristen Samson

Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Kristen M. Samson, serves as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Kaman Corporation. Ms. Samson previously served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Textron Systems, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at TRU Simulation + Training and Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Lycoming Engines.   

Ms. Samson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in consumer and business-to-business marketing, communications, branding and product management. Ms. Samson is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has completed Executive Leadership programs at  Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.