Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Gallagher joined Aviat Networks in June 2018 as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Principal Financial Officer. In this role, he is responsible for worldwide process excellence, operations and supply chain management, customer care, IT, and finance. He has over 30 years of experience in various aspects of operations leadership and management consulting across a broad range of industries including: Telecom Network Providers, Aviation & Aerospace, Transportation, Building Materials, IT Services, Security Services, and Financial Services. Before joining the Company, he was a Director and Operational Excellence/Supply Chain Management Lead at Synergetics Installations Worldwide, Inc., a leading global management consulting firm, helping companies drive operational excellence, financial performance and reporting capabilities, organizational redesign and change management, and instituted Lean Six Sigma programs. Prior to serving as a management consultant, he was Vice President – Global Strategic Sourcing at Masonite International, Inc.; and held a number of executive leadership positions with various divisions within General Electric (“GE”) including GE Aviation, GE International, GE Corporate and GE Consumer Finance. During his tenure at GE, he developed a broad portfolio of experience including supply chain management, strategic sourcing, supplier and business development, facilities and infrastructure management, import/export logistics, compliance, quality, global tax strategy, portfolio process improvement and Six Sigma program management. Mr. Gallagher is a Magna Cum Laude graduate, Caldwell scholar and fellow of NC State University, where he received his BSME in Mechanical Engineering.