Business

June 17, 2013

Warren M. Boley, Jr. named president of Aerojet Rocketdyne

GenCorp Inc. announced June 17 that Warren M. Boley, Jr. will serve as the president of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a recently formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of GenCorp Inc., effective June 17, 2013.

Aerojet Rocketdyne brings together the storied capabilities of America’s two premier rocket propulsion companies.

Boley first joined Aerojet as president in July 2012 and expands his role as president of the new Aerojet Rocketdyne company that was created on June 14, 2013, when GenCorp acquired Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (Rocketdyne) from United Technologies Corporation.

In his role, Boley provides strategic leadership and oversight of all management and operations functions for the Aerojet Rocketdyne enterprise, which includes more than 5,300 employees at 16 sites across the United States and throughout the world.

“Warren has done an exceptional job continuing to grow the business while keeping our focus on providing our customers with continued excellence across all programs throughout the acquisition regulatory process,” said Scott Seymour, GenCorp president and CEO. “His strategic leadership and breadth of industry experience are exactly what Aerojet Rocketdyne needs to position the company for growth in the global marketplace and maintain an unwavering commitment to 100 percent mission success.”

Prior to joining Aerojet, Boley spent 27 years with the Pratt & Whitney business unit of United Technologies Corporation where he held numerous leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including President of Pratt & Whitney’s Military Engines Division.

Boley holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame as well as two Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management/Finance from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also completed a Management Development program at Harvard Business School.

 




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