March 02, 2015 3:46 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Rolls-Royce North America Inc.

Company Overview

Rolls-Royce North America Inc. manufactures and offers power systems and services for civil and defense aerospace, energy, and marine markets in North America. The company offers turbofan engines, turbo propulsions, turbo shafts, lift components, and vertical landing variants for civil and defense aerospace markets; and gas turbines, barrel centrifugal compressors, pipeline centrifugal compressors, control systems, reciprocating engines, distributed generation systems, and automation and control systems for energy markets. It also offers ship design and ship systems, automation and control systems, power electrical systems, diesel engines and gas turbines, propulsion, maneuvering and stabili...

1875 Explorer Street

Suite 200

Chantilly, VA 20190

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Rolls-Royce North America Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 69
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Aftermarket & Customer Services
Executive Vice President of Government Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Rolls-Royce North America Inc. Key Developments

Rolls-Royce North America Announces Executive Changes

Rolls-Royce announced that Marion C. Blakey has been appointed to become President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America and chair of the Rolls-Royce North America Board of Directors, replacing James M. Guyette who will be retiring in May. Ms. Blakey will leave her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) where she has served nearly eight years.

Rolls-Royce North America Announces Retirement of James Guyette as President and Chief Executive Officer, Effective from May 31, 2015

Rolls-Royce announced that James Guyette, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America, has decided to retire after 17 years with the company. He is currently an Executive Director on the Board of Rolls-Royce plc and Chairman of Rolls-Royce North America Holdings Inc. He will step down from the Rolls-Royce plc Board at the Annual General Meeting on 8 May 2015, and from his role at Rolls-Royce North America on 31 May 2015.

Rolls-Royce North America Inc. to Close Facility in Mississippi

Rolls-Royce North America Inc. is closing the foundry at its Pascagoula, Miss., ship propeller manufacturing plant and expects to lose 24 skilled workers of the 47 employees there. The downsizing in the casting or foundry side will take place over the next 18 months, with plans to reduce as many of the jobs as possible by attrition. There is simply not the quantity of Naval contracts coming through the facility any more. The business is down. The upside is that they still have the machine aspect of the business, the Machining Center of Excellence. They won't pour the castings for propellers there anymore, but they will bring them in and machine them there.

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