Rolf Ziesing Joins Gen­eral Atomics Elec­tro­mag­netic Sys­tems as Vice Pres­i­dent, Pro­grammes

India Strategic - - APPOINTMENTS -

SAN DIEGO. Gen­eral Atomics Elec­tro­mag­netic Sys­tems an­nounced March 28 that Rolf Ziesing has joined the or­gan­i­sa­tion as vice pres­i­dent of Pro­grammes. Mr Ziesing will have over­all lead­er­ship and day-to-day op­er­a­tions re­spon­si­bil­i­ties for the Elec­tro­mag­netic Air­craft Launch Sys­tem (EMALS) and Ad­vanced Ar­rest­ing Gear (AAG). In ad­di­tion, Mr Ziesing will be re­spon­si­ble for growth lead­er­ship and pro­gramme man­age­ment to tran­si­tion GA-EMS ad­vanced tech­nolo­gies from con­cept to ap­pli­ca­tion in sup­port of critical un­der­sea do­main and weapon sys­tems projects. “We are ex­tremely pleased to have Rolf join the GA-EMS team to help guide the de­vel­op­ment of a ro­bust EMALS and AAG sus­tain­ment ca­pa­bil­ity for on-go­ing sup­port of the Navy's Ford-class car­ri­ers, and to help de­velop the ex­port mar­ket for these first-of-kind air­craft car­rier launch and re­cov­ery tech­nolo­gies,” stated Scott For­ney, Pres­i­dent of GA-EMS. “In ad­di­tion, Rolf's proven lead­er­ship skills de­liv­er­ing suc­cess­ful out­comes with high con­se­quence projects in di­verse busi­ness cli­mates are well suited to ad­vance our strate­gic growth ini­tia­tives tar­get­ing sur­face and un­der­sea pro­grammes and tech­nolo­gies sup­port­ing our na­tion's mil­i­tary op­er­a­tions.” Prior to join­ing GA-EMS, Ziesing was vice pres­i­dent of Na­tional Se­cu­rity Pro­grammes and vice pres­i­dent of Nu­clear Equip­ment man­u­fac­tur­ing at BWX Tech­nolo­gies, where he suc­cess­fully led a $350 mil­lion busi­ness seg­ment com­pris­ing mul­ti­ple sites man­u­fac­tur­ing nu­clear re­ac­tor com­po­nents for the US Govern­ment.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.