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Elbit Systems UK appoints Nick Whitney MBE as Chief Marketing Officer

20 September 2022

London, 20 September 2022 – Elbit Systems UK has appointed Nick Whitney MBE as Chief Marketing Officer from September 2022.

Nick joins Elbit Systems UK from Leonardo Helicopters where he was UK Managing Director for over two years. Prior to this Nick had been Director of Leonardo UK Sales & Campaigns after building his career at well-known Aerospace firms including Boeing Defense and AgustaWestland.

Nick Whitney said:

“I am delighted to be joining Elbit Systems UK, a company that I have long admired for its pioneering technology and development of innovative capabilities. The Elbit Systems UK team is second to none in its understanding of requirements and ability to deliver world-class training, equipment, and services for the British Armed Forces.”

Martin Fausset, CEO, Elbit Systems UK added:

"Nick joins Elbit Systems UK at an extremely important time for the company and also for UK Defence. Holding an impressive record of senior leadership roles in Defence and Aerospace, Nick brings a deep understanding of the market, and of our customer. His vision and commercial expertise will prove vital as we continue to grow our UK footprint".

Notes to Editors

Elbit Systems UK will be attending DVD at UTAC Millbrook from 21-22 September 2022.

To arrange a meeting with Nick at DVD or for wider Elbit Systems UK media enquiries please contact:

[email protected]

Office: +44 (0) 20 7866 2487

About Elbit Systems UK 

Elbit Systems UK Ltd. holds three wholly owned subsidiaries as well as two joint ventures. In total, over 600 personnel are employed by the Elbit Systems UK companies in the UK, in high tech roles in the defence, aerospace and rail sectors. The two joint ventures were formed in order to deliver the Watchkeeper programme for the British Army and to supply and support three fleets of aircraft within the UK MOD Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) programme. Elbit Systems UK is an established supplier to the UK Armed Forces, participating in several major Defence programmes such as Selborne, Morpheus and MEWSIC Increment 1, and delivering the Dismounted Joint Fires Integrator and Joint Fires Synthetic Trainer.