SOURCE: Textron Systems

Textron Systems

October 20, 2015 15:30 ET

Textron Systems Promotes Brian Sinkiewicz to Weapon & Sensor Systems' Senior Vice President and General Manager

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - October 20, 2015) - Textron Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the promotion of Brian Sinkiewicz to senior vice president and general manager of its Weapon & Sensor Systems business. He reports directly to Textron Systems President and CEO Ellen Lord and serves as a member of the Textron Systems Executive Leadership Team.

In this role, Sinkiewicz sets the strategic path for the Weapon & Sensor Systems business, supervises development of new products and oversees the execution of customer programs. The business provides a broad range of smart weapons, protection systems and thermal systems that support the defense industry.

"During Brian's time at Textron Systems, I have been impressed with his customer relationship skills, his dedication to international growth, and his work in capturing new business," Lord said. "With these accomplishments and leadership qualities, I am confident Brian will further develop the position of our Weapon & Sensor Systems business as an industry-leading provider of smart weapons, protection and thermal systems to U.S. and international customers in both defense and commercial markets."

Sinkiewicz's promotion comes after 15 years of contributions in a variety of assignments with Textron Systems. His roles included contract management, program management, capture leadership and business development. Most recently, Sinkiewicz led the Precision Weapons business line where his responsibilities included capturing international growth, investing in new product development, and delivering profitable results.

Sinkiewicz's educational background includes a bachelor of science in business administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. and a master's degree in business administration from Northeastern University in Boston. Sinkiewicz is also an acting member on the Bryant University Advisory Council.

About Textron Systems

Textron Systems' businesses develop and integrate products, services and support for aerospace and defense customers, as well as civil and commercial customers including those in law enforcement, security, border patrol and critical infrastructure protection around the globe. Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems' innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems consists of its Advanced Information Solutions, Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRU Simulation + Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & Sensor Systems businesses. More information is available at www.textronsystems.com.

About Textron Inc

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

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