Bob Ranck to Lead Gulfstream Gov’t Programs, Sales; Larry Flynn Comments

John "Bob" Ranck
John “Bob” Ranck

John “Bob” Ranck, former vice president of business development at Integrated Systems Solutions, has joined General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace as senior VP for government programs and sales, effective January.

The company said Monday Ranck will succeed retiring Buddy Sams and report to Gulfstream President Larry Flynn.

“[Ranck] has invaluable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform experience, a financial programming background and hands-on international government experience, ” said Flynn.

As a member of the Gulfstream leadership team, Ranck will be in charge of the company’s government sales and marketing, contracting, pricing, business development, proposal and program management and government relations efforts globally.

He will also work with regional sales executives in pursuing potential air transportation contracts with international military forces and heads of state.

He retired from the military following 30 years of service with the U.S. Air Force, including as brigadier general and Pentagon staff for operational policy, programming and planning.

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