In a March 5th interview with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ’78 MPA Sean O’Keefe talks about his position as CEO and chairman of EADS North America, the North American branch of the world’s second largest aerospace and defense company. EADS North America participates in U.S. Department of Defense programs–sometimes as a prime contractor.
O’Keefe has served in President George H.W. Bush’s administration as comptroller and CFO of the Department of Defense, and as Secretary of the Navy. Among his many honors are the Distinguished Public Service Award, presented by President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney in 1993. In addition, O’Keefe is the chair of the Maxwell School Advisory Board.
Read the full interview here.