Following Dave James decision to step down from his role after 8 years as President L-3 has appointed Vince Kerr to take up the role of President in which he will be responsible for the leadership of L-3 ASA and in particular to develop upon and deliver the company’s Strategic Growth Plan. As part of the Global Solutions Business Group his focus will be to ensure that L-3 ASA continues to deliver excellent financial performance and contributes to the success of the broader L-3 NSS strategic growth initiatives including driving better horizontal integration and exploitation of ASA capabilities and intellectual property.
Vince brings substantial expertise with over a 20 year track record of successful international experience developing and growing businesses in the IT and Travel sectors including Fujitsu and British Airways. He has spent the last 14 years in the IT and Telecoms sector and from 2009 to 2011 was the Executive Director of Marketing for Fujitsu in the UK and Ireland. Most recently he has been running his own business and during this time he worked with L3-ASA to help develop their strategic growth plan.
“I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead L-3 ASA and build on the great foundations that Dave James has put in place. We have an exceptional team here who have built a reputation with our customers, and the market, for delivering complex solutions successfully in the most demanding operational environments. Their understanding of the areas we operate in; complex information systems, data-fusion solutions and mission-configurable command and control offerings is second to none. This will enable us to build a leadership position in these markets that will take the company from strength to strength and grow our business internationally as part of the L-3 Global Solutions Business Group.”