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Sept. 22, 2006

Rockwell Collins Head Clay Jones to Speak at UI October 3

Clay Jones, chairman, president and CEO of Cedar Rapids-based Rockwell Collins, will speak at the University of Iowa at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the HNI Auditorium (Room 20) of the Pomerantz Center.

Admission to the speech, which is part of the Tippie College of Business' Pearson Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.

Jones has been in his current positions at Rockwell Collins since June 2002, having previously worked as senior vice president since 1998. His long career with Rockwell Collins includes serving as vice president and general manager of the Collins Air Transport Division and corporate senior vice president of Government Operations in Washington, D.C.

From 1988 to 1995, Jones was responsible for the space and aircraft systems business areas as vice president of Aerospace Government Affairs and Marketing at Rockwell's Government Operations office.

A native of Nashville, Tenn., Jones joined Rockwell International in 1979 after serving in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot. Jones holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree in business administration from George Washington University.

Jones is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at UI.

Cedar Rapids-based Rockwell Collins designs and produces communication, navigation, surveillance, display, flight control, in-flight entertainment, information management, and maintenance, training and simulation programs for the aerospace industry.

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