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AMERICAN SYSTEMS has announced the promotion of Peter Smith to Chief Operating Officer.

“We have been fortunate to have Peter as a part of the AMERICAN SYSTEMS family for almost 30 years, ” said William C. Hoover, president and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS.  “Peter has built a solid reputation in the technical community, and his leadership has helped make AMERICAN SYSTEMS a trusted solutions partner for customers with challenges ranging from ship design to advanced metering infrastructure. As COO, Peter will build on our 2009 success and help position the company to effectively execute our strategic plan in the years ahead.”

An employee at AMERICAN SYSTEMS since 1980, Smith’s promotion sees him rise to his new role from executive vice president of operations.  He will maintain the duties of his former position while execution of the company’s organic growth strategy and business development.

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