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Dolan to lead Overwatch Geospatial Systems, Brown to retire

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced the appointment of James Dolan to senior vice president and general manager of its Overwatch Geospatial Systems, effective February 1, 2009, following the retirement of current senior vice president and general manager Kirk Brown. An operating unit of Textron Systems, Overwatch Geospatial has been providing geospatial intelligence (GeoINT) solutions and services to the Department of Defense and U.S. intelligence agencies for over 20 years.

“As Overwatch Geospatial’s chief operating officer, Jim Dolan has been active in the business, including the critical areas of strategy and business development. I am confident Overwatch Geospatial will continue to excel in serving our GeoINT customers under Jim’s leadership,” said Fred Strader, chief operating officer of Textron Systems. “We wish Kirk well in his retirement and thank him for his commitment over the past 11 years in making Overwatch Geospatial a respected leader in the GeoINT community.”

Prior to joining Overwatch Geospatial, Dolan was the operations director for General Dynamics-AIS Geospatial Intelligence Systems.