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General Dynamics Names John Casey Group Executive Of Marine Systems

General Dynamics (GD) said Wednesday that John Casey, president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, would succeed Phebe Novakovic as executive vice president of the corporation's Marine Systems group.

Novakovic was elected in March by the corporation's board of directors to be its president and chief operating officer.

Additionally, Kevin Poitras, senior vice president of engineering, design and business development of Electric Boat, will succeed Casey as president of Electric Boat. The appointments are effective May 2.

Casey, 57, has been president of General Dynamics Electric Boat since October 2003. He joined Electric Boat in 1979 and served in several increasingly responsible operations and management positions, including as vice president of operations, before becoming president.

Poitras, 60, became senior vice president of engineering, design and business development in September, 2010. He joined Electric Boat in 1973 as a construction support engineer.

by RTT Staff Writer

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