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Mark Von Schwarz is corporate senior vice president and president of L3 Aerospace Systems, which has more than 17,000 employees worldwide and more than $4.2 billion in annual sales. He has held his current position since June 2015. He previously served as sector president for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance and Aircraft Systems for L3 Aerospace Systems and president of L3 AS Greenville in Greenville, Texas.

Before leading the Aerospace Systems Greenville team, Von Schwarz served as president of ComCept, an advanced engineering research and development division of L3. He joined ComCept Inc. in 2001 as chief of operations and a member of the board of directors, advancing to president in 2003.

Prior to leading ComCept, Von Schwarz served as vice president of engineering for Raytheon’s Aircraft Integration Systems. He was responsible for more than 1,700 engineers in multiple locations across the country.

Von Schwarz began his business career with E-Systems in 1982 where he progressed in increasing levels of responsibility in engineering and management. Through his career, Von Schwarz has held senior leadership positions in engineering, supply chain, operations, and program management. He started in the intelligence field serving in the Army Security Agency as an electronic warfare specialist.

Von Schwarz is a distinguished alumnus of Texas A&M University-Commerce where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Physics and Mathematics. He also graduated with honors from the U.S. Army Intelligence center.

L3 Aerospace Systems is recognized internationally as a systems integrator specializing in the design, development and integration of advanced avionics, signals intelligence and surveillance systems for special mission aircraft, aircraft modernization, and operations and maintenance support for government and commercial customers worldwide. Since its establishment, Aerospace Systems has modified more than 15,000 different aircraft of more than 125 types.

L3 Aerospace Systems holds world-class designations, including Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model-Integrated (CMMI) Level 5, CMM Level 5, ISO 9001 and AS:9100 certifications. It holds Federal Aviation Administration Class 4 Unlimited Repair Station and Organization Designation Authorization status at multiple facilities.

Mark Von Schwarz
Corporate Senior Vice President
President, L3 Aerospace Systems