Dec. 2, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that
has been appointed as site executive for its
Carlton has worked in the aerospace and defense sector over the past 24 years in varying levels of responsibility within the Department of Defense weapons system program management. He joined the growing Aerojet Huntsville office in
working in Business Development and now assumes the lead executive role where he will be responsible for representing Aerojet in the region as well as leading Aerojet's business development activities in the area.
"As site executive for Aerojet's
office, Carlton is overseeing a robust team that is committed to serving our local customers," said GenCorp President and CEO and Aerojet President,
. "We have many customer and community goals we're striving to accomplish in
and we're confident that Carlton is the right leader to help us achieve them."
Aerojet's recently expanded
office focuses on an array of engineering and technical expertise in solid and liquid propulsion solutions and provides a local customer interface not only for the Department of Defense and NASA customers, but also for the company's prime contractors, supplier partners, local and regional universities, professional societies and community development organizations.
Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader principally serving the missile and space propulsion, defense and armaments markets. GenCorp is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company's excess real estate assets. Additional information about Aerojet and GenCorp can be obtained by visiting the companies' websites at