New CEO for Cobham

Victoria
By Victoria April 23, 2012 16:32

New CEO for Cobham

Robert (Bob) Murphy has been announced as the new chief executive officer of Cobham with effect from 25 June 2012. Previous CEO Andy Stevens announced his early retirement on 18 November 2011 due to the recurrence of a long term serious back injury. The chairman, John Devaney, assumed the position of Executive Chairman while a search for Andy’s successor was conducted.
Murphy is a seasoned Aerospace & Defence executive with a successful track record spanning more than 25 years working in the Civil, Commercial & Defence sectors of the industry. He is a member of the Executive Committee of BAE Systems plc and currently Executive Vice President with responsibility for the global operations of the Product Sectors business for BAE Systems.

Before taking his current role, Murphy was President of the Land & Armaments business and previously held positions in BAE Systems, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer and President of the legacy Technology Solutions Sector. He joined BAE Systems in 1999 after 18 years with GE.

Victoria
By Victoria April 23, 2012 16:32
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