Joseph Campbell Joins BAE’s US Arm as Ship Repair Operations VP, GM

Joseph Campbell
Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell, formerly a group vice president and director at American Systems, has been named vice president and general manager for the ship repair division at BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary.

He succeeds retiring Bill Clifford and will manage the organization’s strategy, financial performance and operations functions in his new positions, BAE said Tuesday.

Campbell most recently oversaw the undersea warfare and naval combatant systems portfolio of American Systems and has served in the U.S. Navy for more than three decades before he joined the private sector.

He became an engineering duty officer and held leadership roles at the Naval Sea Systems Command as well as at the Pearl Harbor and Norfolk naval shipyards during his time in the military.

A University of Pennsylvania graduate, Campbell earned his naval engineer’s degree and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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