John Campbell, a retired U.S. ArmyÂ general and former commander of U.S. forces and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, has been appointed to the board of directors ofÂ BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary.
HeÂ will serveÂ a three-year term onÂ the BAE Systems Inc. board, Â the companyÂ said Wednesday.
“General Campbell brings extensive leadership and operations experience from a distinguished 37-year career, ” said Michael Chertoff, BAE Systems Inc. board of directors chairman.
“His knowledge and perspective on the U.S. militaryâs needs around the world will be highly valuable.”
Campbell has worked in the Army asÂ the deputy chief of staff for operations thenÂ vice chief of staff from 2011 to 2014 and was the deputy commander of the 1st cavalry division and multinational division Baghdad as part ofÂ Operation Iraqi Freedom.