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Retired Brigadier General R. David Ogg, Jr. New President and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Geo Technologies, Inc.

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Retired Brigadier General R. David Ogg, Jr. New President and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Geo Technologies, Inc.

Retired Brigadier General R. David Ogg, Jr. New President and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Geo Technologies, Inc.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied Geo Technologies, Inc., a premier provider of defense, aerospace and commercial products and services, today announced retired Brigadier General R. David Ogg, Jr. as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. David retired from the U.S. Army September 1, 2010 after 32 years of service, most recently as Program Executive Officer (PEO) Ground Combat Systems (GCS) at Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. As the PEO, he was responsible for developing, acquiring, fielding and sustaining the Army Ground Combat Systems, including the Abrams tanks, Bradley Fight Vehicle systems, Stryker Brigade Combat Team vehicles, Joint Lightweight Howitzer, and Robotic Systems.

“AGT welcomes David Ogg as a President and Chief Executive Officer who can assist us in our growth strategy, especially in our defense systems business”

“AGT welcomes David Ogg as a President and Chief Executive Officer who can assist us in our growth strategy, especially in our defense systems business,” said Josh Breedlove, CEO of Chahta Holding Group, AGT’s parent company. “AGT is growing, strongly positioned for continued growth and we look forward to David’s leadership to continue the momentum.”

Founded in 2001, AGT has a long history with the U.S. Army that includes providing cable assemblies and wiring harnesses to Stryker vehicles and Abrams tanks, overhauling components of the M109 Paladin combat vehicle, designing and building machine gun mounts for helicopters and ground vehicles, building small ground robots, building flexible fuel bladders, performing project management and field engineering for the Targets Management Office, and managing the Mississippi Army Ammunition Plant located at Stennis Space Center. Additionally, AGT provides a variety of laboratory and environmental services to NASA, and provides cable and wiring harnesses for several commercial customers.

“I look forward to implementing our strategic growth plan which involves offering more services to add to our long product history,” said David. “It is an exciting time for me as I transition into this leadership role, and I welcome the challenge. I look forward to meeting AGT customers and reconnecting with friends and colleagues in the Huntsville community.”

David previously lived in Huntsville from 1995 to 1996 as a project director for the Targets, Test and Evaluation Directorate, US Army Space and Strategic Defense Command. He entered the Army upon his commissioning as a second lieutenant in the branch of Infantry and graduation from Middle Tennessee State University in 1978. His military education includes earning a Master of Science Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. David's awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (three oak leaf clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf clusters). Along with wife Pam, David lives in Athens and both are truly glad to be back in the Huntsville area.

AGT is a leading provider of products and services to defense, aerospace and commercial companies. Products include flexible fabric bladders, small ground robots, and cable and wiring harnesses. Services include logistics support, project management, program management, facilities management and laboratory management. For more information visit www.appliedgeotech.com.

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