Home / Executive Moves / Jerry Hathaway Named VP, GM of Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & IR Business

Jerry Hathaway Named VP, GM of Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & IR Business

Jerry Hathaway

Jerry Hathaway, a more than two-decade veteran of Leonardo DRS, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the electro-optical and infrared business at the Arlington, Va.-based defense technology contractor.

The company said Wednesday Hathaway most recently held similar roles within its land electronics and network computing and test solutions businesses.

Before that, he served as engineering VP for the firm’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance group.

He wrote technical articles and was recognized by the National Defense Industrial Association for his work in the U.S. Army‘s Horizontal Technology Integration program.

The certified project management professional earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University and received Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Check Also

Harris Receives Second Army Manpack Radio Order Under $12.7B IDIQ; Dana Mehnert Quoted

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a second low-rate initial production order to supply the U.S. Army with tactical radio systems as part of a potential 10-year, $12.7B contract awarded in 2016. The new order falls under the Handheld, Manpack and Small Form-Fit indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and precedes an operational test the service branch will conduct, Harris said Thursday.

Shawn Black Promoted to Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Sector President

Shawn Black, chief operating officer of Cobham’s U.S.-based advanced electronic solutions sector, has been promoted to serve as president of the same business beginning on July 1.