L-3 names new COO

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) said that Christopher E. Kubasik will become the president and chief operating officer (COO) of L-3, effective immediately.

This newly created position will work closely with Chairman and CEO Michael T. Strianese with a focus on delivering value to customers and shareholders while further developing and strengthening L-3´s world-class organization, among other responsibilities. He will be based in the New York Corporate Headquarters office, reporting to Strianese.

Kubasik joins L-3 from the Seabury Advisory Group where he served as president and CEO for the past two years. Seabury is a professional services firm focused on the aviation, aerospace and defense markets. Prior to that, Kubasik was president and COO of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 45,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2014 sales of USD12.1 billion.