L-3 G.A. International Appoints John Schwiering as Sales Manager
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 08, 2011 – L-3 G.A International (L-3 GAI) announced today that it has appointed John Schwiering as the sales manager of its Seattle, Wash. office.
Mr. Schwiering was formerly a regional sales manager for Japan Radio Company and has over 20 years of experience in the maritime industry. Having also served in the same sales capacity for Radio Holland USA for 17 years, Mr. Schwiering is experienced in marine electronics and well-versed in both national and international sales.
“I am very excited to have John join the L-3 GAI family,” said Gunter Olbrich, president of L-3 G.A. International. “I am confident that he will successfully market our maritime products and services portfolio to commercial shipyards, owners and operators throughout the U.S. and South America, and greatly expand our current market base.”
A division of L-3 Marine & Power Systems, Ft. Lauderdale-based L-3 GAI provides total shipboard packages, offering a variety of products and solutions for all vessel types – from cruise ships and commercial shipping to the mega-yacht industry. L-3 GAI is the exclusive U.S. representative of SAM Electronics. To learn more about L-3 GAI, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com/GAI.
Comprised of 25 operating companies, L-3 Marine & Power Systems (L-3 M&PS) is a worldwide leader in maritime automation and control, navigation, communications, dynamic positioning, and power distribution and conditioning for the U.S. Navy, allied foreign navies and commercial customers worldwide. With over 94 locations in 20 countries, L-3 M&PS is a cohesive, global partner with extensive capabilities and a proven track record in delivering the highest level of technology, service and integration. To learn more about L-3 Marine & Power Systems, please visit its website at
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs approximately 63,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2010 sales of $15.7 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com.
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