Elbit Systems of America Enhances its Marketing Organization BGen (USA Ret) James R. Moran, VP for Army Solutions

FORT WORTH, Texas , October 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT), announces the addition of a key executive to its executive team. BGen (USA Ret) James Moran has joined...


FORT WORTH, Texas , October 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT), announces the addition of a key executive to its executive team. BGen (USA Ret) James Moran has joined the company in its Washington DC office as the Vice President for Army Solutions. In this role, BGen Moran will be responsible for leading campaigns aimed at providing mission critical solutions for key Elbit Systems of America customers.

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BGen Moran joined Elbit Systems of America following successful positions with Ideal Innovations, Inc. and Northrop Grumman, and a distinguished career with the U.S. Army, with his last position as the Program Executive Officer for Soldier Systems at Fort Belvoir, Virginia .

Raanan Horowitz , Elbit Systems of America's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: "We are extremely pleased to have James Moran join our exceptional team of leaders. Moran brings to us proven capabilities in strategic planning, program management and systems integration which are crucial for Elbit Systems of America when providing mission critical solutions to the U.S. military."

About Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Elbit Systems of America, LLC is a leading global provider of high performance products and system solutions focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation and medical instruments markets. With facilities throughout the United States , Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States . Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT), a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications.

About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned air vehicle (UAV) systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.

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