Thomas Vecchiolla
Chairman & CEO

Thomas Vecchiolla is the President and CEO of VT Systems. He is an accomplished aerospace and defense industry executive with more than 40 years of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors spanning global sales, government relations, competitive captures, global customer relationships, critical resource management, and organizational effectiveness implementation.

In addition to his executive acumen, Vecchiolla was a career U.S. Naval officer and served 22 years on active duty as a naval aviator, retiring at the rank of captain.

Vincent Chong

Vincent Chong is President and CEO of ST Engineering, a global technology, defense and engineering group specializing in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. He joined the Group in 2014 as President of Strategic Plans & Business Development of its Aerospace Arm, and was the Group’s Deputy CEO (Corporate Development) before assuming his current role in October 2016.

Under Vincent’s leadership, ST Engineering continues to strengthen its core businesses while pursuing new growth, with global expansion in defense and smart city business encompassing mobility, security, satcoms and robotics.

General (Ret.) John G. Coburn
Non-Executive Director

General (Ret.) John Coburn was President and CEO of VT Systems from December 2001 to December 2018. General Coburn retired from the United States Army in 2001 after 39 years of service. His last assignment was as Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), one of the largest commands in the Army with almost 50,000 employees and with activities in more than 42 states and 28 foreign countries.

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General Coburn is a distinguished military graduate of Eastern Michigan University, where he was commissioned as a second lieutenant of Infantry. He has served in various logistics assignments throughout his career, to include Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (U.S. Army), Deputy Commanding General (AMC), and Commanding General (U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School). He is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in Fort McNair, Washington, DC.

In addition to his military achievements, Gen. Coburn possesses a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri and is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court, State of Michigan; Supreme Court, State of Kentucky; District of Columbia Court of Appeals; the United States Court of Military Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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