CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has appointed Tom Bergeron to the post of President, ISR Systems, reporting to Jerry Witowski, Segment President, Electronic Systems, effective Oct. 15, 2007 . He replaces Ken Luczaj, who will retire at the end of the year.
Bergeron assumes the role with six years' experience working for Goodrich as Vice President and General Manager of the Surveillance and Reconnaissance team within the ISR Systems business. Prior to joining Goodrich, he developed his expertise in surveillance, reconnaissance and imaging systems, holding technical, managerial and business positions at Raytheon, Hughes Electronics, Litton Industries and General Dynamics.
A native of Lowell, Mass., Bergeron holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.
According to Witowski, "Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance is a key growth market for Goodrich. Tom's expertise in this area makes him ideally suited to lead the ISR Systems team at such an important time in the evolution of this business."
Goodrich's ISR Systems business designs and builds high performance custom engineered electronics, optics, shortwave infrared cameras, intelligence exploitation systems and electro-optical systems for defense, scientific, and commercial applications. ISR Systems has facilities in: Danbury, Conn.; Ithaca, N.Y.; Albuquerque , N.M.; Princeton, N.J.; Chelmsford, Mass. and Malvern, UK.
Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit http://www.goodrich.com.
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