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David Albritton

General Motors Defense LLC


David J. Albritton is the lead executive and general manager of General Motors Defense LLC, GM’s new business entity focused on providing a variety of innovative and advanced automotive technologies and services to the global aerospace, defense and security industries.

Prior to this, he was GM’s Executive Director, Product Development & International Communications, where he was responsible for the development and execution of communication strategies for advanced engineering, vehicle design, quality, safety, propulsion systems, purchasing, supply chain and the underlying technical leadership in new product development. He also had oversight and responsibility for internal and external communications for all of GM’s global regions, including China, South America, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada and Mexico. He was also a member of the Board of Managers for GM Defense.

Albritton came to GM following the sale of Exelis Inc., a global aerospace, defense and information solutions company, to Harris Corp. in 2015. He was the Exelis Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, a role he assumed upon the company’s spin off from ITT Corporation in 2011. He was the architect of the creation and successful launch of Exelis’ global brand and a key member of the executive leadership team that created and executed the company’s business strategy.


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