Kim Kaminski is vice president & Chief Ethics Officer at BAE Systems, Inc., where she leads the design and development of the critical business ethics program for the international enterprise. Her responsibilities include shaping and implementing ethics policies and procedures, communications and training, auditing and monitoring, as well as providing strategic counsel to senior leaders on ethics matters. In this role, Kaminski brings her nearly four decades of defense industry experience and her innovative approach to the Business Ethics and Compliance function to manage investigations, analyze case trends, report to the Ethics Oversight Committee, and interface with the Inc. Board of Directors.
Prior to joining BAE Systems, Kaminski was with a small firm where she was instrumental in establishing a world class, global Business Ethics and Compliance program, and her leadership contributed to the early termination of an Administrative Agreement. Previously, Kaminski spent more than two decades at Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK), a $4.6 billion aerospace and defense company. During her ATK tenure, she served in multiple roles of increasing responsibility, to include managing the functions of Government Property, Technical Publications, Facilities, Records Management, and Business Ethics and Compliance, and representing ATK at public hearings promoting government property management regulatory reform with U.S. agency representatives.
Kaminski is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and completed the Bentley College Managing Ethics in Organizations program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing Management from St. Catherine’s University and an Electronic Technician degree from Northwestern Electronics Institute.