Ann Rusher has been named vice president of General Dynamics Mission Systems’ supply chain management organization.
Rusher was previously vice president of trusted space solutions in the company’s Space and Intelligence Systems business. There, she managed a portfolio of space-based radio frequencies and national security communications payloads, precision navigation and timing products, and ground systems programs.
“Ann has consistently delivered strong financial results by meeting or exceeding her business commitments,” said Chris Brady, president of General Dynamics Mission Systems. “His unwavering focus on excellence in program execution, mission success and customer satisfaction has enabled him to consistently increase sales and operating profits despite challenging market conditions.”
“Ann is a distinguished and respected leader who is ready and able to continue the successful legacy of the General Dynamics Mission Systems supply chain management team,” Brady added.
Rusher succeeds Scotty Miller, who retired March 18 after more than 40 years with General Dynamics. Brady praised Miller’s “legacy of strong customer and partner relationships, and the ultimate representation of leadership”.
Together with his team, “Scotty has transformed the supply chain management function into a true value driver and strategic advantage for General Dynamics Mission Systems,” Brady added. “Even throughout the pandemic, during some of the toughest challenges the supply chain management organization has ever faced, he worked to ensure our customers received critical products on time. while meeting all technical and quality requirements.”