HUNTSVILLE, AL - June 20, 2012 - Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. today announced that John M. Horack, PhD, a highly-accomplished veteran of the aerospace industry, has been appointed Vice President of its Space Systems group with responsibility for expanding the company's space business.
Dr. Horack was selected for the position based on his achievements in private industry, leadership at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and experience in academic research. In addition, Dr. Horack has gained recognition for his ability to strategically impact an organization.
"John's profile and credentials are second to none in the space community," said Rex Geveden, President, Teledyne Brown Engineering. "We are excited and fortunate to have someone of John's caliber as part of our team." Before joining Teledyne Brown, Dr. Horack served as Vice President of Research for the University of Alabama in Huntsville where he had oversight of the university's 14 research centers and laboratories. While at MSFC, Dr. Horack held the position of Director of the Science and Mission Systems Office with responsibility for management of 200 civil service and contract employees. In 2000, he established Mobular Technologies, Inc., a technology company that publishes and distributes information for financial services and ecommerce markets.
Dr. Horack received an M.A. and Ph.D. in physics from UAHuntsville and a B.A. in physics and astronomy from Northwestern University. He has authored several dozen papers in the areas of Astrophysics and Space Science and is an in-demand speaker at industry and academic events.
About Teledyne Brown Engineering
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is a full-spectrum engineering and advanced manufacturing company with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company provides engineering services, engineered systems and manufactured products to the space, defense and energy markets. Teledyne Brown provides full lifecycle development from concept definition to production and operations. The company has a rich heritage in developing complex systems for space, missile defense, energy and other challenging markets. Find out more about Teledyne Brown Engineering at www.tbe.com.
About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com