Lucien Bennett is Senior Director of Supply Chain Management for Orbital ATK Tactical Propulsion and Ordnance; a unit of Orbital ATK’s Defense Systems Group, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies.
Tactical Propulsion and Ordnance operates the U.S. Navy-owned, Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) facility in Rocket Center, West Virginia, which specializes in advanced manufacturing technologies for more than 150 active programs supporting current and future U.S. industrial base needs in conventional munitions assemblies, solid rocket motor propulsion, electronics integration, and advanced composite materials and structures.
In his current role Mr. Bennett leads a team of more than 50 supply chain professionals, managing a diverse supply chain of material and services to support the business. In addition, he works with strategic partners and professional associations to continuously improve supply chain strategy and execution to meet the growing competitive needs.
Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Bennett held positions within Program Management Office in Tactical Propulsion & Ordnance, leading programs that developed and produced tactical rocket motors and warheads.
Previously Mr. Bennett worked in the Paper & Forest Product Industry for nearly 10 years, holding various operational and management positions.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University and is a certified Program Management Professional (PMP).