Leonardo DRS Appoints Jerry Hathaway as Vice President and General Manager of its Electro-Optical and Infrared Business Unit

ARLINGTON, VA, December 5, 2018  ̶  Leonardo DRS, Inc. Chief Executive Officer William J. Lynn III announced the appointment today of Jerry Hathaway as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems business unit. 

Jerry HathawayPrior to this appointment, Hathaway held several positions at the company including Vice President and General Manager for Land Electronics and the Network Computing and Test Solutions lines of business, and Vice President of Engineering for the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance group.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of products and systems. He graduated from Clarkson University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He has also been trained and served as a Six Sigma green belt and has been certified as a Project Management Professional.

Hathaway has been published numerous technical articles and has been recognized as a key contributor to the Horizontal Technology Integration second generation infrared technology program by National Defense Industrial Association.

About Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in a wide range of electro-optical/infrared systems, naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. See the full range of capabilities at www.leonardodrs.com and on Twitter @LeonardoDRSnews.


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