Sabre taps Bob Roof as Senior Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

Congratulations to Sabre and to Bob! A great company, doing great things with great people! The following press release is provided by Sabre.

Sabre is pleased to announce the addition of Captain Bob Roof, U.S. Navy (ret) as Senior Executive Director, Sabre Mid-Atlantic (MA) Region Group Operations.

Bob, who joined Sabre MA’s senior management staff Sept. 14, 2011, reports directly to the region’s Group Vice President, Glen Ives, and supports the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft Program (PMA 290) at the Naval Air Systems Command. He will help lead Sabre MA’s operational and strategic initiatives across the company’s aviation and maritime sectors.

Prior to joining Sabre, Bob served in the United States Navy as a Naval Officer and Naval Aviator for more than 26 years. His distinguished career included numerous senior executive leadership and management positions across a wide range of operational and acquisition tours. Most recently, Bob served as Program Manager, Airborne Strategic Command, Control and Communications (PMA 271). Bob is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and the Naval Postgraduate School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Financial Management as a Conrad Scholar, respectively.

According to Glen Ives, “I’m thrilled and excited to have Bob aboard as a key senior leader for our Sabre team. He brings a wealth of experience in acquisition, program management, finance and engineering. More importantly, he is a proven, extraordinarily successful leader with a sterling reputation of integrity and professionalism. His strong core values and work ethic demonstrated during his many years of Naval service are a perfect match with our Sabre team.”