Mercury Announces Mission Systems Leadership Transition
ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a technology company that delivers mission-critical processing power to the edge, today announced the departure of Dr. Mitch Stevison, Executive Vice President and President of Mercury’s Mission Systems division, effective December 1, 2023. Dr. Stevison will pursue a new opportunity outside of the company.
Mercury Chairman and CEO Bill Ballhaus will lead the Mission Systems team until a permanent leader is identified.
"Mitch made a significant impact during his tenure at Mercury,” said Bill Ballhaus. “His passion for the mission and commitment to our purpose helped us to solidify our growth strategy and mature our management systems and processes. I am grateful for his contributions and confident that we will manage a seamless transition to new leadership.”
“Mercury is a cornerstone of our nation’s defense industrial base, and I am proud of the progress we have made to innovate and expand our mission-critical capabilities and deliver on our commitments to customers,” said Dr. Stevison. “As I have accepted the challenge to lead another company in the defense sector, I am extremely confident in Mercury’s trajectory under the strong leadership of Bill and his team.”
Dr. Stevison joined Mercury as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer in October 2021 and became Executive Vice President and President of Mercury’s Mission Systems Division in October 2022.
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