Waltham, Mass.-based QinetiQ North America announced Jan. 20 the appointment of Jeff Yorsz as the company’s new president. He will oversee all aspects of strategy and operations.
Yorsz previously worked at Northrop Grumman as the General Manager of Adaptive Optics Associates (AOA).
“Mr. Yorsz has a wealth of experience and demonstrated successes in the government and commercial markets,” QinetiQ North America Chairman of the Board Len Moodispaw said. “I am confident that he will provide exceptional leadership to QNA.”
“I am very impressed with both the products and the people at QinetiQ North America,” Yorsz said. “Historically, QNA has developed products in robotics, armor, controls and sensors to solve some of the most difficult problems faced by government and industry. I look forward to continuing that tradition of innovation with our present customers and also leveraging it to invigorate our non-defense activities.”
Yorsz earned several degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including an engineer’s degree in electrical engineering, a master’s of science in electrical engineering and a bachelor’s of science in management.
QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:QQ.L).