Textron Systems Public Relations
4/6/2011 8:33:00 AM
New Orleans, LA – April 6, 2011 — Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the appointment of Michael Micucci as vice president of expeditionary programs. Micucci, a retired U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Colonel, will be based in Quantico, Va.
In the newly developed position of vice president of Expeditionary Programs, Micucci’s focus will be to manage USMC programs and strengthen the relationship between Textron Marine & Land Systems and the USMC. Micucci is Department of Defense Level III certified in program management with extensive experience in program management, strategic planning, joint and international procurement, systems engineering, organizational effectiveness and risk management.
"With his extensive experience in the Marine Corps, Mike is in a position to effectively guide Textron Marine & Land Systems’ efforts with the USMC, especially in today’s highly competitive and budget constrained defense market," said Textron Marine & Land Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley. "Mike’s leadership and direction in connection with USMC programs will increase our pursuit and capture of new opportunities."
Prior to joining Textron Marine & Land Systems, Micucci served as product group director, Ground Transportation and Engineer Systems and deputy program executive officer of Land Systems at the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command. Micucci also held positions as program manager, Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) with Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), and product manager, Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), Marine Corps Systems Command.
Micucci earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University and a master’s degree in public administration from Western Michigan University, as well as a master’s degree in national resource management from the National Defense University. He is also a senior acquisition course graduate from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and Advanced Program Management course graduate from the Defense Acquisition University.
About Textron Marine & Land Systems
Textron Marine & Land Systems specializes in the design, production and support of advanced marine craft, armored combat vehicles, turrets and related subsystems. Through its MillenWorks strategic business, Textron Marine & Land Systems designs and develops advanced mobility solutions for demanding on- and off-road applications. Textron Marine & Land Systems serves military and commercial customers domestically and internationally, and is an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company. More information is available at www.textronmarineandland.com.
About Textron Systems
Textron Systems Corporation has been providing innovative solutions to the defense, homeland security and aerospace communities for more than 50 years. Known for its unmanned aircraft systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, intelligence software solutions, precision smart weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total life cycle sustainment services, Textron Systems includes AAI Corporation, Lycoming Engines, Overwatch, Textron Defense Systems and Textron Marine & Land Systems. Textron Systems Corporation is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc. 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 Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. More information is available at www.textron.com.