Gerard J. (Jerry) DeMuro

Gerard J. (Jerry) DeMuro
President and CEO, BAE Systems Inc., BAE Systems plc

Last Updated: 09/28/2015

Executive Summary

Industry veteran Jerry DeMuro was named the CEO of BAE Systems in January 2014.  A Philadelphia native, DeMuro previously served as the Head of the Information Systems & Technology Group at General Dynamics; during most of the decade that he ran it, the group was a market leader in earnings and cas (there's more...)

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Born in Philadelphia, DeMuro was a four-year letterman for the University of Pittsburgh men’s swimming team who participated in the 1976 U.S. Olympic trials. A six-time Eastern Intercollegiate champion (there's more...)

Current Focus

  • Exit US government IT work: In April 2015 The Telegraph reported that BAE Systems is exploring a potential sale of the company’s US based manpower and services division, which provides (there's more...)

Key Challenges

  • Norfolk layoffs point: According to a September 2015 Washington Business Journal article, BAE Systems announced plans to lay off 650 workers at its Norfolk shipyard operations. The number of (there's more...)

Biographical Highlights

  • DeMuro was born in December 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1977 and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 19 (there's more...)

Other Boards and Organizations

  • Former Member, National Contract Management Association
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, National Science Center
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