Winners honored at virtual event Oct. 20-21
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aviation Week Network today announces the winners of its annual Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards, sponsored by Siemens Digital Industries Software. The awards honor global aerospace and defense programs and projects, their leaders and their teams for excellence in executing their work to create value, adapt to complexity, and organizational excellence validated by quality processes, people development, tools and leadership.
Developed in 2004, the Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards were established by industry executives to share lessons learned and best practices, thus improving program performance across the aerospace and defense industry. To date, more than 430 programs have been evaluated by teams of program management leaders from industry, the Defense Department and academia.
“There is no doubt that the past year has been one of extremes for the aerospace and defense industry, and at the front of the line in dealing with challenges have been the program managers who design, build and sustain the systems and services delivered to their customers,” said Greg Hamilton, president of Aviation Week Network. “This year’s winners demonstrate the best in bringing unique and innovative practices and approaches to solving some of the toughest problems, here on Earth and in exploration of new economies and science beyond Earth.”
Members of the Program Excellence Awards evaluation team are Boeing, Collins Aerospace, Defense Acquisition University, Elbit Systems of America, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Moog Inc., Northrop Grumman, Parsons and Raytheon Technologies.
Winners were announced at the Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference held virtually over Aviation Week Network’s growing digital platform on Oct. 20-21.
Winners of the 2020 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards are:
Lockheed Martin Orion Ascent Abort Two-Launch Abort System
Roger McNamara, Director (Ret), Orion Launch Abort System
Supply Chain Design & Development
Honeywell Aerospace Micro Power Unit
Laurel Huffman, Senior Program Manager
Supply Chain Sustainment
Collins Aerospace Extravehicular Mobility Unit for NASA
Greg Stonesifer, Program Director, EVA Space Operations
OEM System Design and Development
Lockheed Martin Space Fence
Robert Condren, Senior Program Manager
Raytheon Missiles and Defense Standard Missile-3 1B Production
Sharon A. Walk, Program Director
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Gray Eagle UAS Sustainment
T.J. Nagle, Program Director
Finalists and winners received awards during the virtual event and winners are featured in Aviation Week & Space Technology’s October 26th issue and in www.AviationWeek.com.
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