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AIS appoints Jim Chapman to VP UK Operations role

20th January 2009 - 15:59 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Atlantic Inertial Systems (AIS) has appointed Jim Chapman as Vice President UK Operations.

Chris Holmes, Chief Executive Officer of AIS explains, "In this role Jim will be responsible for all UK elements of AIS as well as providing oversight to the European markets. His role will enable AIS to maintain a balanced portfolio of customers and products as a worldwide supplier of inertial devices and specialty defense articles".

Jim Chapman has moved to AIS from Cobham Aviation Services where, for 6 years, he was Project Director and Managing Director responsible for 5 business units involved in air warfare training, flight inspection and platform design & modification. Previously he spent three years in Australia, from 1993 to 1996, as General Manager of GEC Marconi PTY Ltd, where he was Project Director for the £300m Marconi element of the Jorn Radar programme, before returning to Marconi Radar in Chelmsford to act as Project Director and Deputy MD for the wider business. Before that Jim had spent 18 years with BAE Systems in a variety of roles including senior design and production positions within the missiles business.

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