Rabintex names Dr. James I. Finley as the President & Chief Executive
January 2010: Mr. Aviram Wertheim, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rabintex Industries Ltd, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James I. Finley to be the President & Chief Executive Officer of Burtek Inc, effective January 22, 2010. Dr. Finley has been managing the company since December 7, 2009 as the interim CEO.
Mr. Wertheim said that “Dr. Finley has already provided significant leadership contributions for the Company’s performance and we are pleased that he will join us on the Burtek Board of Directors and be the President & CEO of Burtek.
Dr. Finley has over 30 years of Aerospace & Defense Industry experience and most recently served three years as the US Department of Defense (DoD) Deputy Undersecretary for Acquisition and Technology. In that role, he was Senate-Confirmed and responsible for the governance and oversight for Program Management, Systems Engineering, Procurement, Contracting, Strategic Sourcing, Small Business Programs, Industrial Policy, the Defense Acquisition University, the Defense Contracting Management Agency and Joint Advanced Concepts. His experience spans air, land, sea and space programs for the DoD as well as major programs with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Burtek Inc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rabintex Industries Ltd. Burtek, headquartered in Chesterfield, MI, specializes in the design, integration, testing and production of complex and customized military mobile ground systems such as radar systems, ground vehicles, shelters and trailers.