Head of Americas

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
, the fastest growing division of BAE Systems, announces that Jim Anderson has been named President for the Americas region. With extensive experience mobilizing globally-driven teams, Anderson will continue the charge to meet the strong demand for solutions that effectively manage sophisticated financial crime and cyber attacks.

Anderson will provide oversight, direction and strategy of sales, services and overall company operations in the US. He will also support client relationship management and grow partner and channel initiatives. 

Anderson joins BAE Systems Applied Intelligence from Cisco Systems, Inc. where he served as the Global Sales Director, Unified Computing. Prior to Cisco, Anderson was with Dell, Inc. where he held the role Vice President, Server and Storage Sales for the Public Sector. Before his tenure at Dell, he served in various leadership roles at Hewlett-Packard for 14 years.

Martin Sutherland, Managing Director, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, said:

“The addition of Jim Anderson to our Americas leadership team looks set to ensure that BAE Systems Applied Intelligence continues its double digit growth rate in the commercial sector. His new ideas and fresh approach will help advance our mission to protect and enhance the connected world.
“We are very excited to bring Jim into the BAE Systems Applied Intelligence family. His expertise in solving the challenges of complex services and solutions integration make him the ideal addition to the leadership team.”

Anderson holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University and an MBA with a concentration in marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Additionally, Anderson shares his expertise in strategic planning, team leadership and development in the board room. He currently serves as the Make-a-Wish Board Chairman and is a member of the US Olympic Committee Synchronized Swimming Board.

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About BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we serve the needs of our customers by delivering a wide range of advanced defence, aerospace and security solutions that provide a performance edge.  We work together with local partners to develop, engineer, manufacture and support the innovations that increase defence sovereignty, sustain economies and safeguard commercial interests.  With some 84,600 employees in six continents, we are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people.

Applied Intelligence is part of BAE Systems.  We deliver solutions, which help our clients to protect and enhance their critical assets in the intelligence age. Our intelligent protection solutions combine large-scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: cyber security, financial crime, communications intelligence and digital transformation.

Leading enterprises and government departments use our solutions to protect and enhance their physical infrastructure, mission-critical systems, valuable intellectual property, corporate information, reputation and customer relationships, competitive advantage and financial success.
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