Mike Gazarik, Jeff Osterkamp Appointed to VP Roles at Ball Aerospace

Mike Gazarik
Mike Gazarik

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has appointed new vice presidents to lead its engineering and mission assurance businesses.

The company said Monday it appointed Mike Gazarik as VP of engineering and Jeff Osterkamp as VP of mission assurance.

Gazarik, formerly technology director at Ball Aerospace, will oversee the company’s engineering, supply chain management, intellectual property, testing and manufacturing operations.

Jeff Osterkamp
Jeff Osterkamp

He previously worked at NASA as associate administrator for the space technology mission directorate before he moved to Ball Aerospace in March 2015.

Osterkamp, the former VP of engineering, succeeds the retired Sherri Fike and will manage program mission assurance, systems safety engineering, materials quality and supply chain operations.

He is a 30-year Ball Aerospace veteran and has held senior leadership roles at the firm, such as director of sensor and video technologies, VP of program management office and business execution VP for the national defense strategic business unit.

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