New York, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2016
L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its president and chief operating officer, Christopher E. Kubasik, has been elected to the Board of Governors of The Wings Club Foundation, Inc. Established in New York City in 1942, The Wings Club is a leading global foundation dedicated to the advancement and development of aviation.
“I am honored to support The Wings Club’s mission as a member of this prestigious board,” said Mr. Kubasik. “The aerospace industry and The Wings Club share a vision of technological innovation coupled with a dedication to advancing aviation excellence. I look forward to contributing to their educational initiatives and promoting the critical role our industry will play in helping to guide the future of aeronautics worldwide.”
“We’re delighted to welcome Chris to The Wings Club Foundation Board of Governors,” commented Foundation President Mary Ellen Jones. “He brings a wealth of aviation industry expertise and terrific commitment that we know will be of benefit to the organization.”
Mr. Kubasik has more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry. Prior to joining L-3 in 2015, he was president and chief executive officer of the Seabury Advisory Group LLC, a leading aviation and A&D professional services firm, and previously president and COO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, where he also held a number of senior executive and finance roles.
Mr. Kubasik also serves on the University of Maryland Board of Trustees and is a member of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the Air Force Association (AFA), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), the Navy League of the United States, and the Association of the United States Army (AUSA).
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. L-3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems. The company reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion.
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The Wings Club Foundation, Inc.
The Wings Club was founded in 1942 and is now the premier global aviation foundation. Its primary purpose is to encourage and support education in aviation and aerospace. The Foundation also supports charitable organizations that use aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid and outreach. The Wings Club is dedicated to preserving the history and traditions of aviation and affords a forum for educational speeches, discussion and debate on topical aviation issues.
Recognizing significant achievements that contribute to the advancement of aviation and aeronautics, The Wings Club Foundation presents not only the Distinguished Achievement Award, but also the Outstanding Aviator Award and the Distinguished Scholar Awards. For more information, please call (212) 867-1770, e-mail wingsclub(at)aol(dot)com or visit http://www.wingsclub.org.
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