Alexandria, Va., September 28, 2020 – ST Engineering North America today announced the appointment of Dianne Howells as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Miltope Corporation, effective September 28th 2020. With over 25 years’ experience in the aerospace and defense industry, Howells brings her proven leadership in program management, product development, manufacturing and sales growth to this critical role.
“We welcome Dianne as she assumes the leadership role at Miltope,” said Tom Vecchiolla, Chairman and CEO of ST Engineering North America. “Dianne’s experience and proven track record as a business leader makes her the right choice for Miltope.”
Beginning her career as a software engineer for General Dynamics, Howells advanced through multiple positions of increasing responsibility, with E-Systems and Raytheon, and most recently, as Vice President for Leonardo DRS’ Naval Power Systems line of business.
Howells holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, as well as certifications in Program Management, Lean Six Sigma, Earned Value Management and Integrated Product Team Leadership.
Howells succeeds Jack Haley, who earlier this year notified the Board of his intent to leave the company. ST Engineering North America thanks Jack for his years of leadership at Miltope, and for his distinguished career in service to the Nation.
ST Engineering North America is the U.S. headquarters of ST Engineering, a global technology and engineering group, providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems, and marine sectors. Within the US, we have major operations in 17 cities across 13 states and more than 5,500 employees, providing innovative products and services across these diverse market segments.
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