GDIT Names James McManamon a Navy, Marines Services Area VP

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed James McManamon vice president of the Navy and Marine Corps services business area within the information technology unit.

He will be responsible for the unit’s strategic business development and planning.

Ken Slaght, a vice president and general manager, said maritime stakeholders in industry and government respect McManamon for skills in management and leadership.

McManamon previously served as a deputy commander within Naval Systems Command, where he was responsible for surface ship modernization programs and oversight of maintenance requirements.

The Falls Church, Va.-based contractor said the Navy veteran has more than 30 years of experience in resourcing, acquiring, developing and producing weapon systems for the branch.

The company appointed 33-year Electric Boat veteran John Casey executive vice president of the marine systems group, which includes Bath Iron Works, Electric Boat and NASSCO.

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