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General Dynamics Announces Deep to Succeed Whited as President of GDLS

General Dynamics announced that General Dynamics Land Systems’ president Gary L. Whited has informed the company of his intent to retire effective April 1, 2020. He will be succeeded by Danny Deep, who currently serves as chief operating officer of General Dynamics Land Systems.

“Gary Whited has served General Dynamics with distinction for 23 years,” said Mark C. Roualet, executive vice president for the company’s Combat Systems group. “His ability to align the company’s efforts with customer needs has ensured that General Dynamics is well positioned for the future to deliver market-leading products to the U.S. military and our allies.”

“Danny Deep is a proven leader with decades of experience designing, manufacturing and sustaining the world’s most advanced combat platforms,” said Roualet.

General Dynamics Land Systems, headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, is the global leader in the design, engineering, production, support and sustainment of tracked and wheeled military vehicles. It is a business unit of General Dynamics, a global aerospace and defense company headquartered in Reston, Virginia. General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and generated $36.2 billion in revenue in 2018.

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