BAE Systems announced today that Tom Arseneault has been appointed
executive vice president, Product Sectors, and chief technology officer.
Larry Prior, who currently serves as executive vice president, Service
Sectors, has also been named chief operating officer for BAE Systems,
Tom Arseneault has been appointed executive vice president, Product Sectors, and chief technology officer for BAE Systems, Inc. (Photo: BAE Systems, Inc.)
“Both Tom and Larry are proven and trusted leaders, and I look forward
to partnering with them in their new roles to further improve our
performance, leverage our remarkable people and capabilities, and
maximize our cost-competitiveness to satisfy our customers’ needs for
affordable technologies and capabilities,” said Linda P. Hudson,
president and CEO, BAE Systems, Inc.
Arseneault most recently served as president of BAE Systems’ Electronic
Systems sector, one of the four sectors that comprise BAE Systems, Inc.
As executive vice president, Product Sectors, he succeeds Bob Murphy,
who departed in May, and will lead the development and implementation of
integrated business strategies to support the Product Sectors in
maintaining their current market leadership positions and establishing
new strongholds. In the newly created role as chief technology officer
for BAE Systems, Inc., Arseneault will oversee research and development
and the application of technology to meet customers’ ever-changing needs
and help generate timely, cost-effective solutions.
Since joining BAE Systems in 2010, Prior has helped grow the company’s
cyber and intelligence businesses and improved readiness and sustainment
services for defense customers. In his expanded role as the new chief
operating officer, he will drive operational productivity, agility, cost
efficiency and effectiveness throughout the business, which remains
critical to BAE Systems’ future success during a time of shifting
priorities in the U.S. and across global defense and security markets.
Arseneault also joins Prior and Hudson as members of the BAE Systems’