BAE Systems has appointed Revathi Advaithi as a non-executive director with effect from 1 Jan.
Advaithi is the chief operating officer, electrical sector, for Eaton, a power management company.
In this role, she is responsible for Eaton's global electrical business with sales of $12.6bn and nearly 60,000 employees globally.
She also has corporate responsibility for its Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
At 9:40am: (LON:BA.) BAE Systems Plc share price was -5.25p at 573.75p