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Current and future prospects for Defence Industry in Victoria

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

Royal United Services Institute of Victoria Lunchtime Address РKevin Wall Vice-President, Land, Thales Group Australia and New Zealand.
Kevin Wall is responsible for leading one of the most high profile businesses in Thales Australia and New Zealand. Designing and manufacturing lifesaving protected vehicles as well as small arms weapons and munitions for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and overseas customers. The business delivers a full range of electro-optical systems, and logistics services and support for the ADF Australia wide.

In addition, Kevin is the global business line deputy for Armaments & Protected Vehicles, which enables close cooperation with key European based Thales owned entities – TDA, FZ and the Junghans Defence joint venture.

With more than 30 years‚Äô experience in defence and industry and greater than 10 years in senior leadership roles Kevin is the executive accountable for the company‚Äôs activities in the ‘Land’ market perimeter in Australia and New Zealand.

He joined Thales in 2001 and was appointed to the company’s executive team in November 2010. He brings a wealth of experience to his position following senior management roles in explosive ordnance, logistics and business management. Kevin served in the military for nearly 20 years with service in both the British and Australian Army.

He holds a number of technical, logistics and business qualifications and is a graduate of the Defence and Industry Study Course, a member of the Institute of Explosives Engineers and a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Coffee and Tea from 12.00 pm., sandwiches after.

Entrance fee: $10

For setup and catering reasons please advise the Office of your attendance, preferably by email to secretary@rusivic.org.au or phone 9282 5918 by 2pm Monday 26th March.

Details

Date:
January 1, 1970
Time:
12:00 am

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