Clear Align Growth Sparks Leadership Expansion Adding Gregory W. Bell as COO
Eagleville, PA – Clear Align is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory W. Bell as Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Bell brings over 30 years of leadership in aerospace, defense, and commercial markets. As COO, Mr. Bell will manage worldwide manufacturing and strategic operations while steering product and manufacturing innovations. His role was created to help drive company-wide collaboration and continued focus on providing unparalleled product reliability.
“Gregory Bell brings deeps domain expertise in engineering, manufacturing, program management, and aerospace operations serving the electro-optical, robotics and radar industries. His role as an advisor to Clear Align for over 12 years has been influential in our achievements to date,” says Ms. Irvin. “Mr. Bell’s history of driving unprecedented improvements in key metrics in both large and midsized operations is a testament to his talents.”
Prior to joining Clear Align, Bell was a Program Director/Site Lead at L3 Technologies SPDES where he served the nuclear navy on our nation’s most critical programs. Mr. Bell also served as President and CEO for Photonis USA where he maintained double-digit growth. He led a shift in service to customers that resulted in a greater than 60% increase in backlog while increasing sole-source positions and developing high-growth opportunities. He served prior as the President and General Manager for L3 Electro-Optical Systems (EOS), a world leader in the development of night vision and electro-optical technology, where he led five facilities with 1,200 employees to craft and execute a performance turnaround. His leadership created vast improvements in customer satisfaction, product deliveries, cost performance, and employee morale while also building exceptional customer relationships.
Bell earned his executive MBA from the University of Tennessee and graduated from Loyola University of Maryland with a BS in Engineering Sciences. Bell’s father was a retired LTC in the Air Force who served our nation during two wars; As a result, Bell brings a unique personal dedication to serving our nation’s needs.
Innovation • Expertise • Collaboration • Reliability
Clear Align is a global leader in the design and manufacture of surveillance solutions from components to payload. Clear Align’s imaging expertise spans both day and night vision solutions providing complex, fully qualified optical solutions for defense, medical, and commercial applications from terrestrial to space grade hardware. For more information about Clear Align’s commitment to quality in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, visit www.ClearAlign.com.