Former AgustaWestland Exec Craig Wade Joins United Research as Contracts, Grants Administration VP

Craig Wade,  formerly director of contracts at AugustaWestland‘s North American subsidiary, has been named vice president of contracts, grants administration and cost and pricing at University Research Co. and its Center for Human Services not-for-profit unit.

URC said Tuesday Wade brings to the company 25 years of contract management experience in the government and commercial sectors.

“He brings extensive experience with complex, multi-national contracting that will be extremely helpful to URC, and his experience building and managing teams is a tremendous asset, ” said URC-CHS President Jay Wechsler.

Wade previously managed contracting, procurement and audit functions at AugustaWestland North America as well as served as ethics officer of the business organization.

He also worked at PAE, where he led the establishment of a contracts department and oversaw the government services contractor’s negotiations on deals with the Defense Department, State Department and on international contracts and subcontracts.

His career also includes time as senior manager of contracts at Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) and various roles at TRW, Dalmo Victor and Zenger Miller.

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