PROVIDENCE, R.I., AUGUST 19, 2015 — Textron Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the promotion of Daryl Madden to senior vice president and general manager of its Geospatial Solutions business. He reports directly to Textron Systems President and CEO Ellen Lord and serves as a member of the Textron Systems Executive Leadership Team.
In this role, Madden sets the strategic path for the Geospatial Solutions business, supervises development of new products and oversees the execution of customer programs. The business provides a wide-range of products and services for visualizing, interpreting and managing geospatial data in ways that improve situational understanding and deliver actionable intelligence to the user.
“I’m confident Daryl will further enhance the position of our Geospatial Solutions business as an industry-leading provider of geospatial analysis, visualization and data management solutions to U.S. and international customers in both defense and commercial markets,” said Lord.
Madden’s promotion comes after nearly 16 years of contributions in a variety of assignments with Textron Systems. He joined the organization as a senior software engineer and served in roles of increasing responsibility, including product manager for the flagship RemoteViewTM geospatial intelligence analysis product, director of Geospatial Engineering, director of Advanced Concepts, and most recently as vice president of Advanced Systems.
Prior to joining Textron Systems, Madden held a number of program management positions during 13 years with TRW. He also previously served as a software engineering principal for both Titan Systems and SAIC.
Madden earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Boston College. He also is a graduate of Textron’s Executive Leadership Program.
About Textron Systems
Textron Systems’ businesses develop and integrate products, services and support for aerospace and defense customers, as well as civil and commercial customers including those in law enforcement, security, border patrol and critical infrastructure protection around the globe. Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems consists of its Advanced Information Solutions, Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRU Simulation + Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & Sensor Systems businesses. More information is available at www.textronsystems.com.
About Textron Inc
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit: www.textron.com.