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Dec 2014

Major General David Hook CBE appointed as EW Business Development Executive

L-3 TRL is pleased to announce that Major General David Hook CBE QCVS FCMI has joined the company as EW Business Development Executive, supporting the company’s entry into the Littoral / Maritime and Expeditionary market.

David spent 33 years in the Royal Marines, and most recently led the Force Reintegration Cell in Afghanistan for over 14 months in 2011/12; interacting closely with the Afghan government and population in support of the peace and reconciliation process. He’s also served several times in the Ministry of Defence and was at the centre of the 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review.

During his many operational deployments around the world, he’s experienced first-hand employment of the products L-3 TRL develop and understands their capabilities and the strategic future capability requirements of the market, and will help L-3 TRL meet the demanding and dynamic challenges of a competitive, ever-evolving marketplace.

“I am very pleased to welcome David to L-3 TRL,” said Mark Minall, Director of Business Development and Strategy. “David shares our vision of ‘Making the world safer’ and I am confident that his many years of experience in military operational environments and broad knowledge of the marketplace will make him a significant asset to our business.”

Commenting on his appointment, David said, “I am absolutely delighted to have joined L-3 TRL. I was attracted to the company due to the exciting, cutting edge technologies they develop to safeguard against current and emerging threats in the most challenging environments.

“I see a host of applications for L-3 TRL products as demand grows for innovative military solutions in the contemporary operating environment, and governments’ non-military security forces look for support in their fight against new global challenges and protection of vital national interests.

“I am very much looking forward to adding value in such a dynamic and innovative company.”