A US citizen, he is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M HILL, a leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, risk management and programme management for public and private clients.

Dick Olver, Chairman of BAE Systems said: “Lee brings a wealth of international experience to the BAE Systems Board His deep understanding of long-term international contracting, programme management and risk management is a natural fit with our business and will complement the existing capabilities and strengths of our Board of directors. We welcome Lee to the Board.”

Prior to joining CH2M HILL, Mr McIntire was an executive at Bechtel Group Inc, where he served on the board of directors and was executive vice president for the parent company.

He has no details to disclose under paragraph 9.6.13 of The Listing Rules.

As at 1 June 2011 the BAE Systems Board will comprise the following individuals:

Dick Olver

Executive Directors
Ian King
Linda Hudson
Peter Lynas

Non-Executive Directors
Paul Anderson
Harriet Green
Michael Hartnall
Sir Peter Mason
Lee McIntire
Roberto Quarta
Paula Rosput Reynolds
Nick Rose
Carl Symon