This Podcast introduces Retired Vice Admiral James Amerault as new CEO of OTO Melara North America. With more than twenty-five years of hands-on executive experience in military and security operations, fiscal management, strategic planning and legislative relations within the Department of Defense and the private defense industry, Vice Admiral Amerault brings expertise and a unique perspective to Oto Melara.
Vice Admiral Amerault’s most recent service position was Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Fleet Readiness and Logistics. In that role he was responsible for all logistics of the United States Navy, managing a staff of 250 and resources exceeding $25 billion. He worked on developing environmental policy and compliance programs for extensive real property holdings, including airports, seaports, and three university campuses, in addition to assessing global transportation requirements.