General Dynamics Announces Retirement of Gerard J. DeMuro
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 12, 2013
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)
announced today that Gerard J. DeMuro, executive vice president of its
Information Systems and Technology group, has informed the corporation of his
intention to retire from his position on February 28 to pursue new
professional opportunities. The companies that comprise the Information
Systems and Technology group will report directly to Phebe N. Novakovic,
General Dynamics' chairman and chief executive officer, until a successor is
DeMuro joined General Dynamics through the acquisition of GTE Government
Systems in 1999 and was appointed president of General Dynamics Communications
Systems at that time. He became president of General Dynamics C4 Systems when
that company was formed in January 2002, and was appointed executive vice
president of the Information Systems and Technology group in 2003.
In announcing his retirement, Novakovic said, "Jerry DeMuro has made
significant contributions to General Dynamics over the past 14 years that have
enhanced shareholder value and deserve our recognition. We wish him continued
success in his future pursuits."
General Dynamics' Information Systems and Technology group provides critical
technologies, products and services that support a wide range of government
and commercial communication, information sharing and security needs. The
group consists of a three-part portfolio centered on secure mobile
communication systems, information technology solutions and mission support
services, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems.
Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, General Dynamics employs
approximately 92,200 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in
business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and
munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and
technologies. More information about the company is available at
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Contact: Media: Rob Doolittle, General Dynamics, +1-703-876-3199; Investors:
Erin Linnihan, General Dynamics, +1-703-876-3583
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