EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Space Systems announces the appointment of Robert (Bob) Newberry (USAF-Ret) as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, as the Company expands both its manufacturing & productions facilities and its satellite design and development business base.
With his broad and deep set of experience across the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and NASA, Bob brings a wealth of understanding of the Company's products and services as well as its customer base.
"Having worked alongside Bob on a number of projects over the past 10 years, we're ecstatic to have him here with us at Millennium, working with us to shape the future of the Company for years to come," said Stan Dubyn, Millennium's Chairman & CEO. "His masterful leadership skills, visionary and strategic foresight, and consistent ability to get things done, has made Bob a standout officer during his tenure in the Air Force. His enthusiasm, 'must work at all costs' mentality, and passion for creating new and disruptive capabilities are a perfect fit for us – time to break more glass!"
Bob served with distinction through several assignments in the United States Air Force: as Deputy Commander of the USAF Advanced Development Directorate (previously known as SMC/Det 12) at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico; as Chief of the Responsive Space Division at Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, California; as Commander of the National Reconnaissance Office's Advanced Technology Group; as Senior Materiel Leader at USAF Space & Missile Center's Remote Sensing Program Office (SMC/RS), Replenishment Division; and most recently as Chief of the Foreign Military Sales Program for the F-16 fighter, at Hill AFB, Utah.
Newberry commented on his transition, "After a fulfilling Air Force career, I can't wait to work with the Millennium team and prepare for great mission successes in the future. It all starts right here and right now."
Mr. Newberry holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. He also earned a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Air Force's Air War College.
ABOUT MILLENNIUM SPACE SYSTEMS
Millennium Space Systems is a privately held, employee-owned company founded in November 2001, providing alternative, relevant and affordable solutions to today's aerospace challenges. The company designs flight systems and develops mission and system solutions for the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, National Aeronautics & Space Administrations, and commercial customers.
More Information about Millennium Space Systems: www.millennium-space.com.
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