Rockwell Collins today announced that Robert J. Perna, has been appointed senior vice president and general counsel for the company, effective Jan. 13, 2014.
Perna will succeed Gary Chadick, who has announced his resignation to pursue other interests.
Chadick will remain with the company as senior vice president and secretary until Feb. 7, after which Perna will assume the full title of senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
“Bob’s global perspective and acquisition experience will be especially beneficial as we actively pursue our long-term global growth strategy,” said Rockwell Collins CEO and President Kelly Ortberg. "We're grateful for the outstanding service that Gary has provided, and we certainly wish him all the best.”
Perna, 49, has served most recently as vice president, general counsel and secretary for AM Castle & Co. He also held in-house counsel positions at Navistar International, GE Capital Rail Services and CNH Global. Perna has a JD from George Washington University and Bachelor of Science in finance from Pennsylvania State University.
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a direct conversion digital receiver based on photonic technology under a three-year contract worth $8.5 million
Rockwell Collins today announced that Chafik Hilal has been named Managing Director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, effective January 1, 2014. In this role, Hilal will be responsible for leading and developing the companys commercial and government systems business interests in the region
Rockwell Collins will demonstrate its most advanced in-flight entertainment, cabin systems, aviation electronics and network communication solutions at the Dubai Airshow, Nov. 17-21
Rockwell Collins will demonstrate two new High Probability of Intercept (HPI) receivers at the 50th Annual AOC International Symposium & Convention, October 27-30. These HPI solutions are capable of filling many needs, including detection of radar frequency (RF) signals that could interfere with launch data links on military test ranges, as well as airborne and maritime surveillance applications used to detect adversary emitters
Rockwell Collins has been awarded a three-year contract valued at $3.1 million to develop technology that will dramatically reduce the size, weight, power and cost (SWAP-C) of software defined radios
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the US Coast Guard to provide the Radar Sensor System (RSS) for 102 MH-65E aircraft. Rockwell Collins RTA-4114 MultiScan Weather Radar with enhanced ground/shoreline mapping and a new maritime surface search mode will provide the Coast Guard with a lightweight, flexible, and supportable solution
The Indian firm, Park Controls & Communications (P) Ltd. today selected the Rockwell Collins new 721S Fixed Site Ground radio as an integral part of an advanced telemetry system for the Indian Air Force
Rockwell Collins has won a $14 million contract for replenishment spare parts in support of the A/24A-56 joint helmet mounted cueing system. Work completion is dated July 31, 2015
Rockwell Collins next generation TacNet Tactical Radio (TTR) has received final National Security Agency certification, clearing the way to bring essential situational awareness to all warfighters through the smallest form factor, standalone Link 16 terminal. “The TacNet Tactical Radio opens up Link 16 networked communications to a wide range of new users and gives warfighters the connectivity they need to successfully complete missions with increased survivability,” said Mike Jones, vice president and general manager of Communication and Navigation Products for Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins today announced the foundation of a new Information Management Services (IMS) business that combines recently acquired ARINC Inc. with its Flight Information Solutions business and its Ascend family of products and services
Rockwell Collins has successfully completed the acquisition of ARINC Incorporated from The Carlyle Group for $1.4 billion
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