Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions appoints first chief operating officer

Defense and aerospace electronics manufacturer Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) has announced it has appointed Shawn Black as chief operating officer, the company said.

Shawn brings a wealth of knowledge and deep expertise in the defense industry. He has spent 15 years at Leonardo DRS, a US-based defense contractor, where he held numerous leadership positions, including his most recent role as the Vice President and General Manager of the Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems business. Shawn also served in the United States Marine Corps.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions supplies defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.