Todd Stirtzinger takes reins of Alion’s Advanced Technology Group as SVP
Alion Science and Technology of McLean, VA announced earlier this month that Todd Stirtzinger is named Senior Vice President of Alion’s Advanced Technology Group (ATG). In this role, Stirtzinger will oversee the strategic leadership of Alion’s advanced technology development to include advance weapons, rapid reverse engineering and prototyping as well as trusted hardware and resilient avionics and logistics. He will lead the growth of Alion’s advanced engineering solutions to key defense and intelligence community customers.
“We are excited that Todd is joining the Alion team to continue advancing our global security and defense solutions,” said Steve Schorer, CEO of Alion. “Todd is a visionary leader whose strategic direction and focus on performance will continue to foster the innovation and progress of our Advanced Technology Group.”
Stirtzinger joins Alion with more than 30 years of experience in the Aerospace & Defense industry, holding leadership roles for high technology, innovative organizations. Most recently, he spent five years at L3Harris (formerly L3 Technologies) serving as both a Sector and Division President responsible for the business strategy, financial performance, operational execution and growth for a broad portfolio of mission solutions including head-worn visual augmentation systems, weapon-mounted lasers and sighting devices and integrated networked systems.
“Alion’s Advanced Technology Group is known for solving the toughest challenges for our defense and intelligence community customers,” said Stirtzinger. “I am looking forward to joining the ATG team and working on innovative solutions to advance global security.”
From 2012 to 2014, Stirtzinger was CEO of a U.S.A. subsidiary for a Japanese-based electronics manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of custom embedded computing for the Medical, Industrial and Military/Aerospace markets. Previous to his CEO role, he spent 25 years at Leonardo DRS leading various ISR and EO/IR business areas as a Sector President, Sector SVP of Programs and Division VP/GM.