BAE Systems has promoted Alice Eldridge, an in-house lawyer at the major global defense, aerospace and security systems provider, to serve as its new top lawyer.

Eldridge joined BAE in March 2012 as the vice-president and chief legal counsel at the platforms and services division. She succeeds Ian Graham, who, according to his LinkedIn profile, left BAE in May to become group general counsel at Ferguson as senior vice-president and GC, a news statement announcing Eldridge’s promotion said.

Alice Eldridge, SVP, General Counsel & Secretary with BAE Systems.