Elbit Systems of America names Justin Gans strategy and corporate development VP

Justin Gans recently joined Elbit Systems of America as vice president of strategy and corporate development, the Fort Worth, TX-based company announced May 29. In this newly created position, Gans has an integral role in developing and executing the company’s corporate development and growth strategies.

“Working in close partnership with stakeholders across our company, Justin will help expand Elbit Systems of America’s portfolio of capabilities to better serve our customer’s current and future needs,” Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer said. “Justin has distinguished himself in our industry as a collaborative, results-focused leader. He is a creative problem solver who is skilled at identifying opportunities for long-term success.”

Gans comes to Elbit Systems of America from Northrop Grumman, where he was the director of aerospace sector portfolio development and oversaw mergers, acquisitions and alliances. While there, he played integral roles in the acquisition of several domestic and international companies.

Before joining the Aerospace and Defense industry, Gans worked in the investment banking industry and served as a U.S. Navy SEAL with multiple deployments. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with distinction, and earned an MBA from the Institute of Management Development in Switzerland.

Source: Elbit Systems of America