David J. Albritton

by LP Green, II

Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Exelis Inc.

David J. Albritton is Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Exelis Inc., a $5.5 billion global aerospace, defense and information solutions company. In his current role, he is responsible for global reputation management, shareholder communications, executive communications, public relations, employee communications, crisis communications, corporate advertising, digital and social media, corporate philanthropy and special events.

Prior to joining Exelis, Albritton was Director, Media Relations on the Corporate Public Relations team at Raytheon Company, responsible for strategic communications.Early in his career, Albritton spent 10 years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, which included service aboard USS PORTLAND (LSD 37) during Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm. He also served in the Pentagon as an official Naval spokesman on the Navy News Desk.Albritton serves on the Board of the Institute for Public Relations and Points of Light as well as a member of the, Arthur W. Page Society.

Albritton holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master of Science degree in Management from the Naval Postgraduate School.

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