Kristie Cunningham Appointed Senior Vice President of Communications for BAE Systems, Inc.

  Kristie Cunningham Appointed Senior Vice President of Communications for BAE
  Systems, Inc.

Business Wire

ARLINGTON, Va. -- July 22, 2013

BAE Systems, Inc. has named Kristie Cunningham senior vice president of
Communications, effective today. Kristie succeeds John Suttle, who was named
senior vice president of International Business Development in June.

In her new role, Cunningham will lead external and internal communications
activities for BAE Systems, Inc. — developing and executing communications
strategies and delivering compelling and innovative messages to shape and
enhance how employees, customers, and other stakeholders view the company.

“Kristie’s experience executing high-impact communications strategies spans
more than 20 years,” said Linda P. Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems,
Inc. “Her deep understanding of both external and internal audiences will
allow BAE Systems to effectively leverage and realign its resources to meet
the unique challenges we face today, and I look forward to benefitting from
her energy and leadership in addressing these challenges.”

Kristie joined BAE Systems in May 2010 where she held dual positions leading
employee engagement for BAE Systems, Inc., and the company’s parent company
BAE Systems, plc, to support strategic business initiatives, promote
engagement across the company’s diverse workforce, and inspire employees’
trust in leadership.

Previously, Kristie served as a director of Communications at
NorthropGrumman, where she oversaw marketing communications, media relations,
and executive and employee communications. Before joining the defense and
aerospace industry, Kristie spent nearly a decade in multiple communications
leadership roles at AOL. Earlier in her career she held communications
positions at MCI WorldCom, the Personal Communications Industry Association,
and the Washington Times.


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