DSTL appoints new chief executive

01 December 2017

The United Kingdom’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has appointed a new chief executive, it was revealed on 30 November. The role will be taken up on 1 January 2018 by Gary Aitkenhead, currently vice-president of devices at communications supplier Sepura.

Mr Aitkenhead succeeds David Marsh, who has served as acting chief executive since Jonathan Lyle left the role in September.

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