Woodward appoints Eileen Drake to board of directors
Ms. Drake will also serve on the Audit Committee of the Board.
Ms. Drake joined El-Segundo, California-based Aerojet Rocketdyne in 2015 and serves as CEO and President.
Ms. Drake was previously with United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where she served as president of Pratt & Whitney AeroPower’s auxiliary power unit and small turbojet propulsion business.
Prior experience includes various senior level roles at UTC and Ford Motor Company.
She served on active duty for seven years as a U.S. Army aviator and airfield commander of Davison Army Airfield in Fort Belvoir, VA.
She is a distinguished military graduate of the U.S. Army Aviation Officer School. She received a Master’s of Business Administration from Butler University and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of New Rochelle.
She also holds commercial and private pilot’s licenses in both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. ■