Advent International-backed Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions has hired Mike Elias as senior vice president and general Manager, space systems Division. In this role, Elias will oversee the company’s space product portfolio. He was previously with Honeywell International.

“As an accomplished aerospace and defense industry veteran, Mike will be instrumental in helping CAES excel across our space business, drive best-in-class program performance, deliver needed reliability and affordability, as well as pioneer solutions that meet the needs of tomorrow,” says CAES CEO Mike Kahn.