ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that Victor E. “Gene” Renuart Jr., a retired U.S. Air Force general, has joined the company as vice president for national security. In this role, Renuart will be responsible for enhancing BAE Systems’ customer focus, a key element of its strategy to deliver Total Performance, and for ensuring it delivers best-in-class products and services to the armed forces.
Renuart assumes this role effective immediately following a 39-year career with the Air Force, where he most recently served as commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. He also recently served as senior military assistant to the Secretary of Defense and director for strategic plans and policy for the Joint Staff at the Pentagon.
“With his long and distinguished military career, Gene is accustomed to working with military and other national security stakeholders and will be a significant asset to the company — ensuring that we anticipate, understand, and effectively address our customers’ needs and challenges,” said Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc.
Renuart joined the Air Force as a flight instructor and was an active pilot throughout his career. He has served in leadership roles all over the world, commanding a NATO support group and two fighter wings and serving in senior roles in seven joint assignments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Indiana University and a master’s degree in psychology from Troy State University in Alabama.
About BAE Systems
BAE Systems is a global defense, security, and aerospace company with approximately 107,000 employees worldwide. The company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services. In 2009 BAE Systems reported sales of £22.4 billion (U.S. $36.2 billion).
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