Chris Hickey to Lead Elbit Systems of America’s Aviation Services Business; Raanan Horowitz Comments

Christopher HickeyChris Hickey, a more than 25-year aerospace industry veteran, has joined Elbit Systems of America as vice president of the company’s services and support solutions business.

He will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s aircraft modernization, sustainment, logistics and product support operations at various locations in the U.S. and overseas, Elbit said Monday.

Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said Hickey brings extensive management experience in defense and civil sectors to his new position.

Hickey previously held the roles of executive VP for operations, group president and business development lead at QinetiQ North America.

Before QinetiQ NA, he was homeland security business VP for Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and also oversaw the company’s turbine engines portfolio.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.

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