BAE Systems Inc. appoints GEN (Ret.) Stephen Wilson and Gina Haspel to its Board of Directors

– UK, Farnborough / USA, VA –  BAE Systems, Inc. (LON: BA), today announced the appointments of retired U.S. Air Force General Steve Wilson and former CIA director Gina Haspel to its Board of Directors.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Stephen and Gina join our board,” said Board Chairman, Michael Chertoff. “They both bring decades of national security experience to our team, and I know their leadership will ensure we are well prepared to continue supporting our customers.”

About General Wilson

Wilson’s nearly 40-year military career culminated in serving as the 39th vice chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force. Prior to that role, he served as the deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, and commander of the 8th Air Force. Additionally, General Wilson is a command pilot with over 4,500 flight hours that include nearly 700 combat flight hours.

General Wilson’s many awards and decorations include three Defense Service Medals, the Defense Superior Service Medal, two Legions of Merit, two Bronze Stars, and two Air Medals. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the U.S. Air Force Weapons School. He holds two Masters degrees – one in Engineering Management from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and one in Strategic Studies from the Air War College’s Air University.

About Gina Haspel

Haspel served as the 23rd director of the CIA, and was the first woman to serve in that role. Prior to that, she served as the CIA’s deputy director, and throughout her career served in numerous roles of increasing responsibility since joining that agency in 1985.

Haspel is a recipient of the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, Distinguished Intelligence Medal, Legion of Honor (France), Intelligence Medal of Merit, Presidential Rank Award, and the Donovan Award. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky.

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