Ann Dunwoody Elected to L-3 Board of Directors; Michael Strianese Comments

Ann Dunwoody
Ann Dunwoody

Ann Dunwoody, a retired U.S. Army general and the first female four-star general in U.S. military history, has been elected to the board of directors at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL).

The nearly four-decade military veteran led the Army Materiel Command from 2008 to 2012 and managed nearly 69, 000 staff members stationed in the U.S. and 145 other countries, L-3 said Wednesday.

“She is an accomplished, strategic leader, with a wealth of experience in the complexities of global logistics and large-scale operations, ” said Michael Strianese, L-3’s chairman, president and CEO.

“Her exemplary military achievements and broad scope of managerial responsibilities make her a strong addition to L-3’s board, ” Strianese added.

Dunwoody also recently joined the board of directors at nonprofit consulting firm LMI (GovCon Executive has more on that appointment here).

While in the military, she also served as a strategic planner for the Army’s chief of staff and as executive officer at the Defense Logistics Agency.

She retired from the Army in October.

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