Christopher Cambria, formerly vice president, general counsel and secretary of Aerojet Rocketdyne HoldingsÂ (NYSE: AJRD), has joined Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) as senior VP, general counsel and secretary at the Massachusetts-basedÂ processing subsystems producer.
HeÂ will report directly to President and CEO Mark Aslett and overseeÂ all legal and regulatory aspects of Mercury’s corporate finance transactions and mergers and acquisition activities, the company said Monday.
“The wealth of in-depth business expertise [Cambria] brings in M&A transactions as well as a broad range of corporate, legal and regulatory functions will be essential to supporting Mercury’s successful growth, ” said Aslett.
CambriaÂ managedÂ the acquisition ofÂ Pratt & Whitney RocketdyneÂ by Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, formerly known asÂ Gencorp, from United Technologies Corp.Â (NYSE: UTX) in 2013.
The 30-year industry veteran also previouslyÂ served as SVP and general counsel atÂ L-3 CommunicationsÂ (NYSE: LLL), where he oversawÂ the company’s initial public offeringÂ and NYSE listing as well asÂ more than 100Â M&A transactions.
He ledÂ L-3’s negotiations to acquireÂ Titan Corp.Â in 2005Â and Raytheon‘s (NYSE:RTN) aircraft integrations systems division for approximately in 2002.