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Marshall appoints Patrick Wood as Chief Technical Officer and Programme Director

Posted 8 January 2019 · Add Comment

Patrick Wood joined Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group today in the newly created role of Chief Technical Officer and Programme Management Director.

Above:  Patrick Wood.
 
Alistair McPhee, CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence, commented: “We are delighted to have been able to attract someone of Patrick’s calibre and expertise to join the Executive Team at Marshall ADG and believe it is a true reflection of the progress we are making as an organisation.
 
“The past 18 months has seen a significant turnaround in our performance both from a business winning and delivery perspective, enabling us to invest in new talent to help underpin our ambitious growth strategy.
 
“Patrick joins us to focus on two key areas; driving our Programme Management Office to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers and on the development of a dedicated innovation function that will ensure the Marshall name continues to be synonymous with driving the future of Aerospace and Defence.”
 
On his appointment Patrick commented: “It is great to join such a dynamic and innovative aerospace and defence company and I am looking forward to building upon the existing foundation for an exciting future here at Marshall ADG.”
 
Prior to joining Marshall, Patrick Wood was the Director International Advanced Programmes and UK Country Executive for Lockheed Martin Space. Before this he had a number of technical and programme management roles at Airbus and its subsidiaries. He started his career, following graduation from the University of Sheffield with a BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering, as a design engineer for Thorn EMI, now Thales in Crawley, Sussex. Patrick is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Royal Aeronautical Society.

 

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