Gibbs & Cox Appoints Tallant Vice President

Press Release
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

— Former Raytheon business development leader to spearhead the company’s global growth strategy and initiatives —

Gibbs & Cox, Inc., one of the world’s leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firms, today announced that it appointed Shawn Tallant as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. In this role, Tallant will develop and oversee strategic business plans and execute corporate business growth activities for Gibbs & Cox’s complete portfolio of U.S. government agencies, domestic and international commercial clients.

“Shawn brings more than 33 years experience spanning military and industry strategy development, program requirements and acquisition, and will be a key member of our team as we build for a robust future,” said Chief Executive Rick Biben. “As Gibbs & Cox continues to support programs for our Navy customers and engage with key industry partners, his deep understanding of the U.S. Navy’s warfighting mission, platform and system requirements, as well as customer fiscal and programmatic challenges will be critical.”

Prior to joining Gibbs & Cox, Tallant served six years in senior management with Raytheon Corporation’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) in business development and capture lead roles in its Seapower Capabilities business practice. He was responsible for developing and executing IDS’ growth strategies across the breadth of US Navy programs, to include Systems Engineering and Integration, Combat Management Systems, Sensors, C4ISR and integrated electronics. 

Prior to Raytheon, Tallant served 27 years as a career Navy officer where he led both aviation and surface commands. His service includes Commanding Officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 192, flying the FA/18 Hornet from the USS Independence (CV 62) in combat operations in support of Operation Southern Watch and as Commanding Officer of USS Nashville (LPD 13) during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Tallant is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Air War College and of the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School and Nuclear Prototype Graduate level Engineering Program. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master’s degree from Troy State University.
Source: Gibbs & Cox

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