Board of Directors

Christopher E. Kubasik

  • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

In May 2018, Mr. Kubasik was elected Chairman in addition to serving as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2018. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer for two years since joining L3 in October 2015. From March 2014 to October 2015, Mr. Kubasik served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seabury Advisory Group. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Kubasik served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ackuity Advisors, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Kubasik held various executive positions with Lockheed Martin Corporation, including Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012; Executive Vice President of Electronic Systems division from 2007 to 2009; and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2007. In 1983, Mr. Kubasik began his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young, LLP, and served in a number of increasingly responsible positions until becoming a partner in 1996. Mr. Kubasik graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Business.

Robert B. Millard

  • Lead Independent Director
  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Director since April 1997. Lead Independent Director of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Millard is currently the Chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation. Prior to becoming Chairman of MIT, Mr. Millard held various positions in business, including Managing Director at Lehman Brothers and its predecessors from 1976 to 2008 and Chairman of Realm Partners L.L.C. Mr. Millard is a director of Evercore Partners Inc. He is also a current member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has also served as a director of Gulfmark Offshore, Inc. until June 2013.

Claude R. Canizares

  • Member of the Audit and Ethics Committee

Director since May 2003. Member of the Audit and Ethics Committee. Since 1971, Professor Canizares has been at MIT. He currently serves as Vice President and is the Bruno Rossi Professor of Physics. In addition, he is a principal investigator on NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory and Associate Director of its science center. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Astronautics. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Canizares serves on the Department of Commerce’s Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee and the National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Science, Technology and the Law. He also serves on the Auditing Committee of the National Academy of Sciences. Professor Canizares has served on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, the NASA Advisory Council, and the Council of the National Academy of Sciences.

Thomas A. Corcoran

  • Member of the Audit and Ethics Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee

Director since July 1997. Member of the Audit and Ethics and Compensation Committees. Mr. Corcoran has been a Senior Advisor of The Carlyle Group, a private equity investment firm, and the President of Corcoran Enterprises, LLC, a private management consulting firm, since 2001. From March 2001 to April 2004, Mr. Corcoran was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gemini Air Cargo. Mr. Corcoran was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Allegheny Teledyne Incorporated from October 1999 to December 2000. From April 1993 to September 1999, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Electronic Systems Sector and Space & Strategic Missiles Sector of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Prior to that he worked for General Electric for 26 years and held various management positions with GE Aerospace. Mr. Corcoran is currently on the Board of Directors for Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. He formerly served as a director of ARINC, La Barge, Inc., Serco Ltd, and Force Protection, Inc.

Ann E. Dunwoody

  • Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Director since June 2013. Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. General Dunwoody (U.S. Army – Ret.) was the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve the rank of four-star general. From 2008 until her retirement in 2012, she led and ran the largest global logistics command in the Army comprising 69,000 military and civilian individuals, located in all 50 states and over 140 countries with a budget of $60 billion dollars. General (Ret.) Dunwoody also served as a strategic planner for the Chief of Staff of the Army. During her 38-year military career, she was decorated for distinguished service and has received many major military and honorary awards. General (Ret.) Dunwoody is a current director of Kforce Inc and is on the Council of Trustees for the Association of the United States Army, ThanksUSA (Director), Florida Institute of Technology (Director), Army Historical Foundation (Director), Logistics Management LLC (Director) and National Association of Corporate Directors (Fellow).

Lewis Kramer

  • Chairman of the Audit and Ethics Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee

Director since July 2009. Chairman of the Audit and Ethics Committee and member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Kramer was a partner at Ernst & Young from 1981 until he retired in June 2009 after a nearly 40-year career at Ernst & Young. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Kramer served as the Global Client Service Partner for worldwide external audit and all other services for major clients, and served on the firm’s United States Executive Board. He previously served as Ernst & Young’s National Director of Audit Services. Mr. Kramer also serves on the Board of Directors of Las Vegas Sands Corporation.

Rita S. Lane

  • Member of the Audit and Ethics Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Director since May 2018. Member of the Audit and Ethics and Nominating and Governance Committees. Ms. Lane has been the Principal at Hajime, LLC a supply chain advisor for start-up companies. She served as Vice President, Operations, for Apple Inc. from July 2008 through January 2014. From June 2006 through July 2008, she was Senior Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain/Chief Procurement Officer for Motorola Solutions, Inc. and prior to that time held senior supply chain positions at International Business Machines Corporation for more than ten years. Ms. Lane also served for five years in the United States Air Force as a Captain. In addition, Ms. Lane serves on the Board of Directors of Sanmina Corporation and is a Supervisory Board member of Philips Lighting N.V.

Lloyd W. “Fig” Newton

  • Member of the Compensation Committee

Director since September 2012. Member of the Compensation Committee. General Newton (U.S. Air Force – Ret.) was a four-star General and Commander of the Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, where he was responsible for the recruiting, training and education of all Air Force personnel from 1997 until his retirement in 2000. Following his retirement from the Air Force, General (Ret.) Newton was Executive Vice President of Pratt & Whitney Military Engines until 2006. During his 34 year military career, General (Ret.) Newton also served as an Air Force congressional liaison officer with the U.S. House of Representatives and was a member of the Air Force’s Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds. General (Ret.) Newton is a current director of Torchmark Corporation. He formerly served as a director of Sonoco Products Co. and Goodrich Corporation.

Vincent Pagano, Jr.

  • Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Member of the Audit and Ethics Committee

Director since April 2013. Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and member of the Audit and Ethics Committee. Mr. Pagano was a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP until his retirement at the end of 2012. He was the head of the firm’s capital markets practice from 1999 to 2012 and, before that, administrative partner of the firm from 1996 to 1999. He was a member of the firm’s executive committee during substantially all of the 1996–2012 period. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, and Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. In addition, Mr. Pagano serves on the Engineering Advisory Council of Lehigh University.

H. Hugh Shelton

  • Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Director since April 2011. Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. General Shelton (U.S. Army – Ret.) was the senior officer of the United States military and principal military advisor to the President of the United States, the Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council when he served as the fourteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 until his retirement in 2001. He had previously served as Commander-in-Chief of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). From January 2002 until April 2006, General (Ret.) Shelton served as the President, International Sales of M.I.C. Industries, an international manufacturing company. General (Ret.) Shelton was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2001 and awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2002. He is also Executive Director of the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center at North Carolina State University, a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and a member of their Directorship Hall of Fame.