January 22, 2013
Fort Wayne, Ind.– ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has named Nick Bobay, a Fort Wayne native and Indiana Tech alumnus, to lead the company’s new Night Vision and Tactical Communications Systems (NVTCS) division. The new division’s two primary locations are in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Roanoke, Va., where it will produce military radios and night vision goggle equipment respectively.
Bobay has served in several key roles with increasing responsibility within the company for 27 years. Before taking leadership of NVTCS, he served as the vice president and general manager of the company’s night vision goggle business in Roanoke, Va. He has also held key positions in the company’s communications business. Among those were managing director of Defence Limited in Basingstoke, United Kingdom, and vice president for the International Products and Services business. Bobay has also served in leadership positions at the Exelis headquarters located in McLean, Va.
Bobay earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1992 and a Master of Business Administration in 2001 from Indiana Tech.
ITT Exelis (www.exelisinc.com) is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated 2011 sales of $5.8 billion.
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