Arlington tech company names CEO
Mike Kahn joins Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions
Arlington-based tech company Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) announced Monday it has hired Mike Kahn as CEO, effective Sept. 1. He replaces Shawn Black, who is leaving the business to pursue other opportunities.
“We believe that Mike’s proven leadership capabilities and experience in engineering, manufacturing, mission assurance and programs will be of significant benefit to the company and our customers as we continue to take CAES forward,” CAES Vice Chairman Robert Hitt said in a statement. “We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Shawn Black for his hard work and leadership during his two years with CAES and wish him well for his future endeavors.”
With more than 40 years of experience in aerospace and defense, Kahn was most recently the sector vice president and general manager for weapon systems at Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman Corp. and had previously been the president of defense systems for Orbital ATK, which was acquired by Northrop Grumman.aer
CAES provides analog and radiation hardened technology for the U.S. aerospace and defense industry. The company employs more than 3,600 people in the U.S., United Kingdom and Sweden.