Barnes Group, an international aerospace and industrial manufacturing and service provider, has appointed Claudia Toussaint as general counsel, corporate secretary and senior vice president. She rejoins the company after serving in this capacity from April 2010 to March 2012.

Toussaint left this position and briefly joined Tyco Flow Control, a spin-off of Tyco International. Prior to joining Barnes Group, Toussaint also served as general counsel and corporate secretary at telecommunications company Embarq Corporation; corporate secretary and vice president at Sprint Corporation; and as a transactional attorney at law firm Morrison Foerster.