DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Executive Becomes Chairman of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group

Fujito to lead the Industry Group reporting to NATO's Conference of National Armaments Directors

Apr 21, 2010, 15:38 ET from DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne Fujito, President, International Division, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC) was installed on Monday as Chairman, NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG) after having been unanimously elected by the NIAG Heads of Delegation at the February NIAG Plenary at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.  He succeeds Robert Bell, formerly of SAIC, who became the Defense Advisor, US Mission NATO effective April 19, 2010.  

The NIAG, first established in 1968, is a high-level consultative and advisory body of senior industrialists from NATO member countries, reporting directly to NATO's Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD).   Its responsibilities include providing a forum for the free exchange of views on industrial aspects of defense research, development and procurement within the Alliance; providing the CNAD with industrial advice on how to foster better government-to-industry and industry-to-industry armaments cooperation; and assisting NATO's Main Armaments Groups in exploring opportunities for international collaboration.

Mr. Fujito was selected by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) in 2005 to be its representative to the US NIAG delegation.  In 2007, he became the Chairman/ Head of the US NIAG Delegation.   He also serves as the Vice Chairman of the NDIA International Division and is a Life Member of NDIA.   Mr. Fujito served for 28 years with the US Army, specializing in air defense and ballistic missile defense R&D, with his final assignment as the Chief of Staff of what is today, the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command.  He was an Army member to the NATO Nuclear Planning Group and has assisted the Office of the Secretary of Defense with the Defense Cooperation Initiative for NATO and a number of other NATO related efforts.  He is recognized as a specialist of US-Japan security relations, especially as relates to missile defense cooperation.   Mr. Fujito joined DAC in January 2002 and oversees both its International Division and Huntsville Operations.

"Wayne brings to this critical leadership position a wealth of experience in dealing with international defense issues. More importantly, he is a superb communicator with an uncommon ability to work with diverse groups to bring focus and consensus," said John Donnellon, President of DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation.

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