Tyler Evans, a more than 25-year aerospace and defense industry veteran, has been promoted to senior vice president of the defense business at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
He will oversee a portfolio ofÂ missile and air defense, tactical andÂ strategic systems and programs intended to supportÂ U.S. ballistic missile defense efforts, Aerojet RocketdyneÂ said Monday.
Evans will work at the firm’s defense unit headquarters in Huntsville, Ala. and will coordinate communications between the business and its defense customers.
He joined Aerojet Rocketdyne in 2014 as vice president of the rocket shop and previouslyÂ held a more than two-decadeÂ career at Pratt &Â Whitney. He managed the delivery of the latter’s undersea warfare and next-generation propulsion systemsÂ for more than five years prior to his current capacity.