Sparton Board of Directors Name Trusted Maritime Leader as New President and CEO

Donnelly Bohan will take the helm in March

DE LEON SPRINGS, FLORIDA -FEB. 16, 2024 __ The Sparton Board of Directors has named Donnelly Bohan President & CEO of Sparton. Bohan will join Sparton and assume its leadership on March 4, 2024. She is replacing Tracy Howard who served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since December 2021.

“I want to thank Tracy for his leadership in guiding Sparton from a private equity company into an integrated subsidiary of Elbit America,” said Kenneth Krieg, Chairman of Sparton’s Board of Directors. “Under his leadership, Sparton built on a decades-long history of serving the U.S. Navy and is recognized as the leading provider of sonobuoys.”.

Bohan has more than 20 years of defense industry experience. Most recently, she served as Chief Operating Officer for Nauticus Robotics where she oversaw day-to-day operations focused on providing
integrated software and hardware solutions in the maritime domains. Prior to Nauticus Robotics, Bohan held leadership positions at Leidos, including Vice President and Division Manager of Mission Operations and Infrastructure Protection Division, and Vice President and Division Manager of Maritime Systems Division.

“Sparton is poised for growth in the coming years and will expand its focus on products that serve the U.S. and allied maritime customers.” Krieg said. “Donnelly is a well-known and trusted leader in the maritime market spaces where Sparton operates. She is the right person to continue our growth as the leading supplier of critical undersea warfare solutions to the U.S. Navy and its allies.”

A part of Elbit Systems of America, Sparton is a world-leader in the design, development, testing and production of complex maritime electronic systems. We are proud to be the first choice for anti-
submarine warfare and undersea warfare solutions. Sparton acquired Logos Technologies in November of 2022.  In addition, Logos’s production and lab facilities in Northern Virginia and its engineering offices in North Carolina’s Research Triangle offer new geographic space for growth for our combined operations. Logos brought to Sparton 25 years of experience specializing in the fields of advanced sensors, wide-area motion imagery, advanced analytics and processing of large, multisource datasets across a wide defense, intelligence community and homeland security customers.

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