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Deloitte Names Robin Lineberger as Leader of US and Global Aerospace and Defense Practice

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2017 — Deloitte announced that Robin Lineberger has been appointed the leader of its aerospace and defense practice in the United States and worldwide. Lineberger succeeds Tom Captain, who will retire from Deloitte in June after 36 years of service. Both Lineberger and Captain are principals with Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Lineberger’s career includes 30 years as a consultant to the aerospace and defense sector, having advised and served clients globally. He is the former CEO of Deloitte's U.S. federal government practice and member of the organization’s executive committee where he was responsible for the post-acquisition integration of BearingPoint’s federal practice. As a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force, he led the software development and testing for a major command and control platform.

“Robin brings a record of outstanding service to much of the aerospace and defense industry, and to government clients as well,” said Seema Pajula, vice chairman and consumer and industrial products leader, Deloitte LLP. “His deep industry knowledge and experience, dedication to the industry, and service to our nation have distinguished him throughout his career. I am delighted that he is taking on this new role.”

Lineberger will head Deloitte’s aerospace and defense practice that serves over 90 percent of the Fortune 500 aerospace, defense and space companies. He will be responsible for leading client service and will work with senior management of Deloitte’s clients. Lineberger is based in McLean, Virginia.

“This is an interesting time for the aerospace and defense industry,” said Lineberger. “Our clients are looking to address cyber risk challenges, operational excellence, and improve performance to grow and increase profitability. I look forward to leading and serving the Deloitte aerospace and defense team in my new role as we help our clients navigate this environment and target opportunities for growth.”

Deloitte Global Consumer and Industrial Products Industry group
The Deloitte Global consumer and industrial products industry group (Global C&IP) comprises more than 22,000 member firm partners and industry professionals in over 45 countries. Deloitte member firms provide professional services to 84 percent of the C&IP industry companies on the Fortune Global 500®, making an impact that matters in business sectors representing the entire value chain from raw materials to the end consumer. The group brings deep industry knowledge, service line experience, and thought leadership to solving complex business issues in every corner of the globe. Deloitte member firms attract, develop and retain the best professionals, and instill a set of shared values centered on integrity, commitment and serving clients with distinction. Sectors served include aerospace and defense; automotive; chemicals and specialty materials, including metals, forest products, paper and packaging; consumer products; industrial products and services; retail, wholesale and distribution; as well as travel, hospitality and business services.

About Deloitte
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society.

Media contact:

Courtney Flaherty
Public Relations
Deloitte
+1 203 905 2708

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