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BAE Systems names new general manager for Holston Army Ammunition Plant
BAE Systems has named Jeff Russell as its new general manager of the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, effective Mar 1, 2021.
Jeff Russell, General Manager of the Holston Army Ammunition Plant
Russell also joins the senior leadership team of BAE Systems, Inc., Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) led by vice president and general manager Brian Gathright. Russell joins the company after three years serving as the Chief Operations Officer for Snap-Tite Hose, which manufactures industry-leading flat hoses in the United States and worldwide. He previously spent 11 years with General Electric in quality, general management and logistics roles. He succeeds Todd Hayes, who will remain in a specialized role with the company.

“Jeff’s deep expertise in operations and chemical manufacturing have positioned him as the right choice to advance the Holston Army Ammunition Plant’s performance, and continue to drive safety and operational excellence for our customers,” Gathright said.
 
BAE Systems has been the operating contractor for the Holston Army Ammunition Plant since 1999.
 
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