William J. Lynn III was Deputy Secretary of Defense, leaving in 2011. He was the first President Obama nominee to receive an ethics waiver due to his previous position as Vice President of Government Operations and Strategy at Raytheon. He joined Pentagon contractor DRS Technologies, now a subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A, as Chief Executive in 2012. The year he joined the company DRS received $1.1 billion in Department of Defense contracts.
The year he joined the company DRS received $1.1 billion in Department of Defense contracts
Deputy Secretary of Defense,
Department of Defense
Chief Executive Officer, DRS Technologies,