David C. Wajsgras
Mr. Wajsgras has been a Director since 2020. Mr. Wajsgras has served since April 2022 as Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat, operator of the world’s first globalized network and leader in integrated satellite communications.
Mr. Wajsgras previously served as president of the Intelligence, Information and Services business of the former Raytheon Company, now part of Raytheon Technologies Corporation, a major U.S. aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. Mr. Wajsgras held that position from 2015 until the merger between Raytheon Corp. and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) in 2020. Previously, Mr. Wajsgras served as Raytheon’s senior vice president and chief financial officer from 2006 to 2015. Before joining Raytheon, Mr. Wajsgras was executive vice president and CFO of Lear Corporation, an American automotive manufacturing company. Prior to joining Lear, Mr. Wajsgras was corporate controller for Engelhard Corporation, a former American Fortune 500 company that supplied catalysts. He also held numerous financial management positions with Honeywell International, Inc., an American multinational conglomerate company. Mr. Wajsgras served as the chair of the board for Raytheon Australia.
Mr. Wajsgras is also an independent director of Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN), a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. Mr. Wajsgras also serves on the Center for a New American Security Advisory Board; the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Board of Directors; and is a member of the Massachusetts Cybersecurity Strategy Council. In 2019, Washington Exec named Mr. Wajsgras to its top 25 list of executives and recognized him as its Intelligence Industry Executive of the Year. Mr. Wajsgras has appeared on Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash 100 list of influential leaders in the government contracting arena and was named Federal Computer Week’s prestigious Industry Eagle Award winner in 2018 for his pivotal role in the U.S. government Information Technology community. In 2012, Mr. Wajsgras was named one of the Wall Street Journal’s 25 Best CFOs among the larger companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
Mr. Wajsgras earned his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from American University.