ATK announces new appointments
ATK has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Stephen M. Nolan as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Nolan (right top) was previously interim Senior Vice President of Business Development. The Board also elected Jay Tibbets as Senior Vice President and President Sporting Group. Tibbets (right bottom) previously served as Senior Vice President and interim Sporting Group President.
As Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Nolan will be responsible for the formulation of ATK’s corporate strategy and will lead the company’s business development activities across the organisation. He joined ATK in 2006 and has held a series of increasingly responsible positions during his tenure, including Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Systems division. Prior to that, he was the Vice President and Deputy General Manager of the Aerospace Structures division.
“Stephen is a result-oriented, experienced and knowledgeable executive. His understanding of ATK, our competitors and the global marketplace will serve our company well as he takes on this new position,” said Mark DeYoung, ATK’s President and CEO. “His insights and experience with business development will open new doors of opportunity for the company, help us continue to grow our businesses, and allow us to better meet the emerging needs of our customers.”
Tibbets has served as interim President of ATK’s Sporting Group since February of 2013 and previously served as Senior Vice President for Business Development since 2010. He also served as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for ATK Armament Systems and as Director of Business Development for ATK Conventional Munitions.
“Jay has a long history of involvement with ATK’s Sporting Group and has recently provided excellent leadership for the Sporting Group during a time of high demand for our products,” said DeYoung. “I am confident that he will continue to grow our sporting business, while enhancing our ability to deliver affordable innovation and execution excellence.”