Elbit Systems of America promotes Ted Fordyce to lead company’s Washington operations

Elbit Systems of America, LLC  of Fort Worth, TX announced on March 12 that Ted Fordyce has been promoted to lead the company’s Washington operations office and serve as the company’s principal representative in the greater Washington, DC region.

Fordyce currently serves as vice president, government relations and has been with the company since 2015.

In his expanded role as vice president for Washington operations, Fordyce will be responsible for advancing, protecting and winning support for the company’s priority interests. He will serve as the company’s liaison to the White House, U.S. Congress, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and other executive and legislative offices. He will maintain close working relationships with the leadership and government relations staffs of Elbit Systems of America’s industry partners. He will also lead the company’s engagement with numerous industry, military, embassies, and government organizations.

“Ted’s impeccable reputation and credibility in the Washington DC arena exemplify a trusted, customer-first approach that aligns with our mission to provide innovative solutions that protect and save lives,” commented Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems of America. “Ted’s leadership of our Washington Operations team plays a critical role in helping Elbit America deliver advanced solutions for our nation’s military, homeland security, commercial aviation and medical instrumentation customers.”

Fordyce is a United States Air Force combat veteran with over 27 years of service, most recently serving as the director, legislative affairs for the United States Special Operations Command. Previous assignments included vice wing commander for the 1st Special Operations Wing; senior military assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-intensity Conflict; chief of the Commander’s Action Group for Air Force Special Operations Command; and commander, 16th Special Operations Squadron.

Fordyce earned his bachelor’s from the Citadel and master’s degrees from Troy University and the Naval War College.

Source: Elbit Systems