BAE Systems Chooses Industry Veteran Michael Fleishman to Lead Americas
Sales Experience Crucial to Extending New Integrated Cyber and Business Defense Strategies to Underserved Market
BAE Systems has named Michael Fleishman General Manager, Americas for their Applied Intelligence division. Fleishman will be responsible for sales, product and service delivery, and company operations, as well as overall profit and loss in Canada, the U.S. and Latin America. He will also foster BAE Systems’ growing channel partner program.
A 20-year technology sector professional, Fleishman has held executive positions at some of the largest and widely renowned brands in the industry. Prior to joining BAE Systems, Fleishman served as global vice president of security and service management solutions for Unisys. He began his career with IBM, where for more than a decade he performed a number of senior-level sales roles in its business process outsourcing and global financial services divisions. In addition, Fleishman has also headed sales and marketing for engineering company Cyient and application managed services provider Virtusa.
Fleishman’s appointment is the latest step by BAE Systems to further strengthen its global team and ensure it is well positioned to take advantage of growth opportunities. The Company also recently appointed Ross Allen as Vice President of Field Operations for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, where he will be responsible for the sales and delivery of the defence company’s security solutions worldwide. Both Fleishman and Allen will report into Tim Harvey, President of Commercial Solutions for BAE Systems.
Tim Harvey, President of Commercial Solutions for BAE Systems, commented:
“In Michael Fleishman, BAE Systems has gained a seasoned executive with a proven track record as a respected leader with some of the most visible companies in technology today. Michael will help position our cyber security software and services to a greater market of clients in government, business-to-business and financial services.”
Fleishman has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University and a MS in Management and Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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About BAE Systems
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,400 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence is a business division of BAE Systems that delivers solutions that help clients to protect and enhance their critical assets in the intelligence age. Our intelligent protection solutions combine large-scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: cyber security, financial crime, communications intelligence and digital transformation.
Leading enterprises and government departments use our solutions to protect and enhance their physical infrastructure, mission-critical systems, valuable intellectual property, corporate information, reputation and customer relationships, competitive advantage and financial success.
For further information about BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, please visit www.baesystems.com/ai