Chris Brady

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President, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Chris Brady is the president of General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, effective January 1, 2019. He was appointed to the position by the General Dynamics board of directors after serving as vice president of Engineering for General Dynamics Mission Systems. As president of General Dynamics Mission Systems, Mr. Brady is responsible for the business’ overall financial and operational success.

General Dynamics Mission Systems is an established, global leader in delivering mission-critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, communication systems, and platform systems and sensors to military, government and commercial customers. General Dynamics Mission Systems employs more than 13,000 professionals working in more than 100 facilities worldwide.

While serving as vice president of Engineering, Mr. Brady was responsible for engineering execution across the organization, leading more than 7,000 engineering and technical employees worldwide.

Prior to his role as vice president of Engineering, Mr. Brady was general manager of Assured Communications Systems where he grew the business by a factor of 10 over ten years.

Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona, a Master’s Degree in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Arizona State University.

Mr. Brady was recently inducted into the 2023 Wash100 for his work to advance and innovate enterprise data, infrastructure systems and defense programs to help protect federal agencies, military customers and our nation’s national security and defense.

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