GE Marine & Industrial Engines Appoints Robert Saul as U.S. Navy and Marine Marketing Manager
EVENDALE, OH - GE Marine & Industrial Engines (M&I) has appointed Robert Saul as marketing manager for M&I's U.S. Navy and North American marine efforts. Mr. Saul is responsible for overseeing M&I's gas turbine and gear programs with the U.S. Navy and with the National Steel & Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, CA.
M&I continues to work with the U.S. Navy on several gas turbine and gear programs including the Sealift and DDG51 programs, as well as new activities such as the SC21 and CVX programs.
Prior to joining M&I, Mr. Saul worked for two years as the manager of marine systems business development at Lockheed Martin Information Systems, Orlando, FL. Before Lockheed Martin, Mr. Saul worked at GE for more than 16 years. He held several positions including gas turbine specialist for marine and defense sales in New Orleans, LA, and navy marketing manager at GE's navy and small steam turbine business in Fitchburg, MA.
Mr. Saul is very active in the Arlington, VA-based Navy League of the United States. Recently he was one of only five Navy League members chosen for a Meritorious Public Service Citation by the Hon. John H. Dalton, Secretary of the Navy. Mr. Saul's citation noted that his "...personal efforts have been of great benefit to the Department of the Navy by increasing public awareness of the importance of a strong maritime force."
Mr. Saul holds a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mississippi. He is currently the national vice president for marketing and membership for the Navy League. He and his wife Kathy live in Orlando, and will be relocating to the Cincinnati, OH area soon. They have two children Robert III and Joanna.
GE M&I is part of GE Aircraft Engines and is headquartered in Evendale. M&I is the world's largest designer, developer and manufacturer of aeroderivative gas turbines for a variety of power generation, gas compression and commercial and military marine propulsion applications.