Satnews Daily
February 13th, 2013

Thales Communications... Moving On Up... (Business)

[SatNews] Thales Communications, Inc. has appointed Aaron Brosnan as the company’s new...

...Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Brosnan is responsible for developing and executing the company’s business development strategies and growing the company’s core business, including its next generation communications products. Mr. Brosnan comes to Thales from SCI Technologies, Inc., a Sanmina-SCI company, where, as Vice President of Business Development, he was responsible for leading its new business initiatives in the areas of aviation communications systems and avionics products, ground tactical vehicular and command post communications systems, radiation detection systems, tethered fiber optic systems, and engineering services.  Prior to SCI, Mr. Brosnan spent eight years with Thales, where he served in several key business development positions, most recently as Director, Business Development for Army Programs. While at Thales, he successfully led the initiatives in capturing naval and maritime communications programs and broadening the company’s product portfolio to include automated, integrated shipboard high frequency (HF) communication systems.  He subsequently assumed responsibility for overseeing business in the areas of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) products and systems. Before joining Thales, Mr. Brosnan held senior management roles, both in engineering and business development, at Raytheon Systems in the U.S. and the U.K.

Mr. Brosnan is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He enlisted and was subsequently commissioned as a Naval Flight Officer.  He graduated, with honors, from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering.  He went on to receive a Masters of Engineering Management from The George Washington University.  Mr. Brosnan’s awards include the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.