General Dynamics Names James Norton C4 Washington BD Head

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed James Norton president of business development for the C4 systems unit’s operations in Washington, the company announced Wednesday.

He will be responsible for expanding operations in the region and manage engagements with intelligence agencies and the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice and Transportation.

His team will inform agency leaders about the company’s offerings for defense, homeland security and first responder customers, according to the release.

Prior to this appointment, he served as director of government relations for General Dynamics and joined the C4 unit in 2009 as director of homeland security and federal strategies.

From 2003 to 2007, he served in the Department of Homeland Security, including time as a member of then-Secretary Michael Chertoff’s senior executive staff.

As deputy assistant secretary for legislative affairs, he helped rollout the national cybersecurity division and helped craft the Intelligence Reform Act, Katrina Reform Act, the Secure Border Initiative and spending bills for fiscal Years 2005 through 2008.

Between 2001 and 2003, he held senior positions at the Environmental Protection Agency, where he worked with private sector individuals and lawmakers and staff at the federal state and local levels to advocate for agency initiatives.

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