Canberra, Australia. 05 September 2018 . Elbit Systems of Australia announced Dr Karen Stanton has accepted a position on the Board.
Managing Director Dan Webster said Dr Stanton would bring a wealth of expertise to Elbit Systems of Australia. “Dr Stanton has over 15 years of experience in defence industry as an owner and director of highly successful manufacturing company HTA Group and her deep understanding of the imperatives for growth in the Australian defence industry will be invaluable,” Webster said.
Dr Stanton is also on the advisory board of the Centre for Defence Industry, the Queensland Government Industry and Manufacturing Advisory Board and she is also a lecturer for the MBA program at Queensland University of Technology.
“Elbit Systems of Australia is undergoing a period of growth and diversification and Dr Stanton’s commitment to best practice for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will be important in guiding our growth and engagement in the Australian market and also potential engagement overseas,” Webster said.
Dr Stanton joins Rear Admiral Raydon Gates, AO, CSM and Major General Roger Powell, AM as the third Australian non-Executive Director on the Board of Elbit Systems of Australia.