Investors in People

Curtiss-Wright Avionics Business unit recognised as an Investor in People


Christchurch, United Kingdom – Aug 09, 2018 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division announced that its Avionics business unit, based in Christchurch, Dorset, has been awarded Silver accreditation by the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to high performance through good people management.

Curtiss-Wright continually invests in research and development to ensure it maintains technology leadership to deliver high performance Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom engineered products. Curtiss-Wright’s Avionics business provides system solutions that acquire, consolidate, analyze and record sensor and avionics data on aircraft. Our core capabilities include safety critical certified design and development processes (DO-178 and DO-254) combined with mature quality processes (AS9100). A range of product and service offerings enables us to provide solutions for many applications including: airborne recording, air data computing, flight test and space data handling systems. Curtiss-Wright Avionics is one of 3 business units based in Christchurch, Dorset and employs 100 staff.

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Curtiss-Wright Avionics, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. They should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Commenting on the accreditation, Mark Liversidge, General Manager of the Avionics and Electronics group, said: “I am thrilled with this significant achievement for the Avionics team. This has been a 3 year journey of working together to make significant improvements to our business through good people management.”


About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit

About Investors in People

Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international people management Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.

With a community of 14,000 organisations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success.

Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organisations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference.

Since 1991, the standard has evolved to keep pace with modern practices. The current sixth generation was launched internationally in 2015.

There are four levels of accreditation; Accredited, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

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