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Cletus C. Glasener
Vice President and CFO
Cletus Glasener reports directly to the President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America® and is responsible for all Controllership and Treasury operations of Elbit Systems of America®. He brings extensive aerospace and defense financial management experience to the position.
Prior to being named CFO of Elbit Systems of America®, Mr. Glasener was the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Office of L-3 Communications – Vertex Division. Vertex is a $1.4B operating unit of L-3 Communications with over 11,000 employees providing CLS and Contract Field Teams to customers worldwide.
Prior to joining L-3, Mr. Glasener was recruited to Collins Industries in 2005 as their CFO. He successfully led a turnaround effort, completed a SEC investigation and sold the company in seventeen months realizing more than a 150% return to the shareholders.
Prior to joining Collins Industries, Mr. Glasener spent more than 20 years with Vought Aircraft Industries. He served as the Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer reporting to the CEO and President. He was also the Principal Financial and Accounting Officer responsible for certifying SEC Financial filings. His successes include several debt refinancings, a public debt offering, post-acquisition integrations and creation of a centralized shared service finance and accounting center.
Mr. Glasener began career with McDonnell Douglas as a Pricing Administrator preparing Fiscal Year and Major Engineering Change proposals for the F-15 program.
Mr. Glasener has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, an MBA from University of Missouri and is a Graduate of the Executive Development Program at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is Certified in Financial Management (CFM).
Mr. Glasener is married and has four daughters.
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