Babcock International has announced the appointment of Sir Kevin Smith CBE as Non-Executive Director. Sir Kevin will join the Board with effect from 1 June 2023.
Sir Kevin brings a wealth of experience of the Defence and Engineering sectors to the Board. Sir Kevin spent almost 20 years at BAE Systems plc predominantly in its Military Aircraft Division and BAe Defence before becoming Group Managing Director with responsibility for new business and international strategy.
After BAE, SirKevin joined the Board of GKN PLC, the FTSE-listed global engineering and manufacturing company, initiallyleading the Aerospace and Defence businesses, and then serving 9 years as Group Chief Executive. He went onto spend 4 years in Hong Kong as a partner at Unitas Capital. His Non-Executive career includes 8 years at Rolls-Royce Holdings plc where he was the Senior Independent Director.
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