Elbit Systems of America has appointed Chris
Hickey as Vice President Services & Support Solutions.
With over 25 years of experience in
aerospace and technology industries including a diverse background
in defense, civil, and international markets, Hickey will oversee
Elbit’s aircraft modernization and sustainment facility in San
Antonio, Texas, its product support sites in Fort Worth, Texas and
in Woensdrecht, Netherlands and logistics support and obsolesce
management center in Talladega, Alabama.
Hickey is also responsible for customer service
and product support related to the Merlin and Metro commuter
aircraft, for which Elbit holds the Type Certificates.
“Chris brings a rich level of defense,
commercial, and homeland security market knowledge to Elbit
Systems of America,” said Raanan Horowitz, Elbit Systems of
America President and Chief Executive Officer. “His experience in
management, business development, international markets, and
operations has prepared him well for the opportunities at Elbit
Systems. We look forward to his leadership as we continue to
deliver affordable, innovative logistics solutions and services to
Hickey holds an MBA from Arizona State
University and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University
of Notre Dame.
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