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Former DoD Official Michael Vickers Joins Board of BAE Systems’ US Arm

Michael Vickers
Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers, a former undersecretary for intelligence at the Defense Department, has joined the board of directors at BAE Systems Inc. — British contractor BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary.

His appointment took effect Tuesday and he will serve for a term of up to three years, BAE said Wednesday.

“Mike brings a tremendous amount of experience and expertise from a distinguished career in the U.S. military and as a national security adviser in both Republican and Democratic administrations, ” said Michael Chertoff, chairman of BAE Systems Inc.’s board of directors.

Vickers managed DoD’s intelligence and counterterrorism operations globally from 2011 to April 2015.

Before that, he worked as assistant defense secretary for special operations, low-intensity conflict and interdependent capabilities for four years.

His 40-year career also included time as a CIA operations officer and a U.S. Army special forces officer.

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