LEONARDO DRS APPOINTS JOHN BAYLOUNY AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

ARLINGTON, VA, NOVEMBER 8, 2018  ̶  Leonardo DRS, Inc. Chief Executive Officer William J. Lynn III announced the appointment today of John Baylouny as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the company.  Baylouny replaces Terry Murphy who is retiring at the end of the year.

Baylouny, who was previously the Chief Technology Officer for Leonardo DRS, is an experienced defense industry executive with a strong engineering and executive management background.

As COO, Baylouny will be responsible for program operations and execution across all of the eight Leonardo DRS businesses. He will lead and manage the business unit leaders as well as the corporate operational functions, including Supply Chain, Technology, and Information Technology. Baylouny will report directly to the CEO and will be based in the corporate offices in Arlington, Virginia.

“John’s extensive industry experience and leadership to bring innovative technology to market will serve Leonardo DRS well now and into the future,” Lynn said.

Baylouny also served as Vice President and General Manager of Leonardo DRS’s Land Systems and Advanced ISR businesses, as well as Chief Technology Officer, prior to his appointment as COO.

Baylouny has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University.



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.

 

For additional information please contact:

Michael Mount
Senior Director, Public Affairs
571-447-4624
mmount@drs.com