Press Release

The Aerospace Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

By SpaceRef Editor
November 3, 2014
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El Segundo, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2014) – The Aerospace Corporation has announced several leadership changes. All leadership changes are effective Nov. 1, 2014. 

“These leadership changes are in line with our succession planning, announced previously in September, and our continued focus on delivering mission success to our customers,” said Dr. Wanda Austin, president and CEO.   

Kevin Bell, general manager for the Systems Engineering Division in Engineering and Technology Group, will replace Glenn Davis as general manager for the Imagery Programs Division in National Systems Group. As previously announced, Davis was promoted to vice president, Strategic Space Operations. 

Todd Nygren, general manager of Developmental Planning and Architectures, Systems Planning Engineering, and Quality, will replace Bell as general manager, SED, ETG. 

Andrew Dawdy, principal director of the Engineering Directorate, Space Systems Group, will be promoted to general manager and will replace Nygren in Developmental Planning and Architectures. 

The Aerospace Corporation ( is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has almost 3,500 employees. It provides technical guidance and advice on all aspects of space missions to military, civil, and commercial customers to assure space mission success. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States.

SpaceRef staff editor.