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Elbit Systems of America, a leader in advanced technology, solutions, and
sustainment for the military, commercial and medical industries.
    At Elbit America, sustainability is core to our operations and is closely linked to the success of our business.
    Each day, our team proactively seeks new ways to leverage our capabilities and expertise to improve the world.
      What We Do
      Our focus is to serve our customers. It is our mission to understand their obstacles and needs
      and work alongside them to provide trusted creative solutions that give them a decisive advantage. 
        We are always looking for unique talent to join our diverse family to join us in helping protect and save lives.
        At Elbit America, our people develop personally and professionally through community engagement,
        leadership and ethical development programs, tuition assistance, and flexible work schedules.


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          Vice President, Corporate Development and M&A
          Richard Fruzzetti

          Mr. Fruzzetti joined Elbit Systems of America in 2019 and is responsible for leading corporate development and portfolio expansion efforts in support of Elbit America’s continued business growth in the U.S. market.

          Mr. Fruzzetti has nearly three decades of experience leading and executing corporate growth strategies, as an executive at private equity firms and global technology, defense, and engineering companies.

          Before joining Elbit Systems of America, Mr. Fruzzetti served as Senior Director, Corporate Development for Cobham PLC, a UK-based global aerospace, defense and space technology company with over 11,000 employees worldwide. In this role he led numerous strategic M&A transactions and other corporate development initiatives.

          Prior to Cobham, Mr. Fruzzetti held executive positions with private equity investment firms MCG Capital Corporation and Perseus LLC. While there he established a successful track record for originating, negotiating, structuring, executing, and managing numerous successful equity and debt investment transactions. 

          Mr. Fruzzetti was previously employed by ST Engineering Ltd., which operated companies in sectors including electronics, simulation & training, aerospace, marine and land-based systems. In this capacity, Mr. Fruzzetti was Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, where he led merger and acquisition strategy for the U.S. operations. Mr. Fruzzetti began his career providing M&A advisory services with Alex. Brown & Sons, an investment banking firm that specialized in growth-oriented companies.

          Mr. Fruzzetti earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with honors. He has served on a number of private company boards and professional organizations.

          "It's that passion to serve our customers for their mission that is the most important to me and why I do what I do."
          Erik FoxElbit America

          Meet Erik Fox

          In 2019, Elbit Systems of America welcomed Erik Fox as the Vice President and General Manager of Elbit Systems of America – Night Vision. Under Fox's leadership, the Night Vision business unit expanded the company's position as a supplier of critical defense systems and core technologies for the United States and allied militaries, security forces, federal homeland security and law enforcement markets.