Eileen P. Drake


    Chief Executive Officer and President
    Aerojet Rocketdyne

     Ms. Drake joined El-Segundo, California-based Aerojet Rocketdyne in 2015 and serves as CEO and President. She 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. Ms. Drake served on active duty for seven years as a U.S. Army aviator and airfield commander of Davison Army Airfield in Fort Belvoir, VA.  

    Ms. Drake 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.

    Appointed to the Board in February 2017, Ms. Drake was also appointed to the Audit Committee of the Board.