Gary Rosholt – Nominee for Member-at-Large
AmCham Abu Dhabi
Chair, U.S.-U.A.E. Public Affairs Committee
AmCham Abu Dhabi
VP / Executive Director
Falcon Club Member
Gary Rosholt is the L3Harris Technologies Corporate Vice President for Middle East Operations. He leads the corporate office in Abu Dhabi and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s business interests in the Middle East region, including strategy, operations, and growth of L3Harris programs as well as successful execution of all ongoing business. Previously, he was a partner and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Military Equipment Trading, LLC in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In 2015, Rear Admiral Rosholt retired from the US Navy after more than 35 years of active and reserve military service as a US Navy SEAL.
Highlighting his career was his Flag officer assignment as the Senior Defense Official / Defense Attaché in the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi and prior to that, the Deputy Commanding General, Special Operations Command for the United States Central Command.
Operational assignments included deployments with SEAL Teams, Underwater Demolition Teams and Special Boat Units to the Western Pacific and Middle East regions. In his civilian career, he was a consultant focusing on US Special Operations peculiar research, development and acquisition programs.
Mr. Rosholt is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a degree in Electrical Engineering and holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas. He was licensed as a Professional Engineer by the Commonwealth of Virginia.