Robert Lennox

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Senior Vice President, Strategy and Customer Engagement

Lieutenant General Robert (Bob) Lennox is senior vice president of Strategy and Customer Engagement at General Dynamics Mission Systems. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s overall strategic planning, marketing, public affairs, corporate relations and customer engagement.

LTG Lennox first joined General Dynamics in 2014 as vice president of Ground Systems. In this role, he supported both the Mission Systems and Land Systems business units at General Dynamics.

LTG Lennox retired from the U.S. Army in March 2014 after thirty seven years of service. Before his retirement from military service, LTG Lennox served as the Principal Deputy Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation for the Office of the Secretary of Defense. In this position, he conducted evaluations of defense programs and made budgetary recommendations to senior Defense Department Leaders. He held this position from May 2012 until March 2014.

LTG Lennox graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1977, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering. He also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Stanford University, and a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies from the National Defense University. His education also includes multiple U.S. Army and Joint Training Courses.

LTG Lennox served at every level and commanded every echelon of the Air Defense Artillery from platoon leader to Commanding General of Fort Bliss, TX. It was in this last position that he also served as the Commandant of the Air Defense Artillery School. Away from troops, he served as: an Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Science, U.S. Military Academy at West Point; Deputy Commanding General at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command; and Deputy Commanding General at the U.S. Army Accessions Command.

LTG Lennox’s assignments have included locations throughout the United States, Germany and the Middle East. His last six years were in the Pentagon where he served as the Deputy Operations Officer of the Army Staff, the Chief of the Army’s Quadrennial Defense Review (a strategy/Policy) team, and as the Army G8. In this last position, he was responsible for the Modernization and Equipping of the U.S. Army, and the development of the Army’s five year budget plan. This led to his final uniformed assignment working for the Secretary of Defense in OSD-CAPE.

LTG Lennox has received multiple awards and decorations including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, and the Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. He has served on the Joint Staff, the Army Staff and the Secretary of Defense Staff and has been awarded those identification badges.

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