Ball Aerospace Acquires NGA Prime Mission Analysis Contract Work; Rob Strain Comments

Rob Strain Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has acquired responsibility for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency prime contract for mission analysis and engineering in a transaction with the agency and OGSystems LLC. The company will provide testing, validation and systems engineering to NGA under the Total Application Services Enterprise Requirements contract, Ball Aerospace said Friday. Dan...

Ball Aerospace Promotes COO Rob Strain To CEO, David Taylor Retiring

Rob Strain
Rob Strain Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has promoted Chief Operating Officer Rob Strain to succeed David Taylor as CEO, effective at the end of March. Taylor will retire from the company at that time after a 29-year career there, Ball Aerospace said Monday. Strain joined the company in March 2012 as COO after serving four years as director of NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center. David...

Ball Aerospace Names Debra Lepore Washington Operations Lead; David Taylor, Rob Strain Comment

Debra Facktor Lepore
Debra Lepore Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has appointed Debra Facktor Lepore vice president and general manager of Washington operations, effective Jan. 15. The company said Lepore reports to David Taylor, president and CEO, and act as the company’s senior executive in the Washington area with responsibility for growing the company’s profile and facilitating internal collaboration. Lepore,...

Ball Aerospace Names 16-Year Vet Tim Harris National Defense Lead; Rob Strain Comments

Tim Harris Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.¬†has appointed Tim Harris vice president and general manager for national defense, the company announced Wednesday. The 16-year company veteran will oversee programs and direct all new defense-related business pursuits for the national defense strategic business unit. He will also lead the company’s national security space programs, Chief Operating...

Ball Aerospace Names Goddard Center Head Rob Strain New COO

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (NYSE: BLL) has appointed Rob Strain, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center director, as chief operating officer effective March 2012.. Ball Aerospace said¬†Strain will oversee the company’s operations and will lead support functions including: engineering program execution mission assurance information technology Strain has served as director of Goddard...

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