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AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced that Douglas E. Scott has joined the company as senior vice president and general counsel.
Scott comes to AeroVironment with nearly 20 years of experience leading the legal department of SAIC, Inc., a diversified Fortune 500 company that provides high-technology services and solutions in the national security, engineering, health, energy and environmental markets. Most recently, he served as SAIC’s corporate secretary, supporting SAIC’s board of directors and the corporation’s governance.
“Doug has a proven track record of building and leading a sophisticated legal department to support a complex and rapidly scaling business. His diverse legal expertise and experiences will be invaluable as AeroVironment continues to execute on its strategic plan to create stockholder value,” said Tim Conver, AeroVironment chairman and chief executive officer.
Scott’s legal experience includes government contracts, a wide range of international matters, intellectual property, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic transactions, litigation, and employment issues. As an SAIC executive, his scope of responsibilities included managing internal audit, and ethics and compliance departments.
Prior to earning his juris doctor degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1984, Scott received a master of business administration degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1981 and is a certified public accountant. He was a Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1979.
About AeroVironment, Inc.
AeroVironment is a technology solutions provider that designs, develops, produces, supports and operates an advanced portfolio of
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and electric transportation solutions. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company’s electric-powered,
hand-launched unmanned aircraft systems extensively to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance and communication. AeroVironment’s electric transportation solutions include a comprehensive suite of
electric vehicle (EV) charging systems, installation and network services for consumers, automakers, utilities and government agencies,
power cycling and test systems for EV developers and
industrial electric vehicle charging systems for commercial fleets. More information about AeroVironment is available at
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