Leidos appoints new HR Director


Maureen Waterston held the same position at Pratt & Whitney


March 2, 2022


Courtney Mabeus

Maureen Waterton

Leidos has appointed Maureen Waterston as its chief human resources officer, the Reston-based Fortune 500 federal contractor announced Tuesday.

Waterston most recently held the same position at Pratt & Whitney, a Connecticut-based subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies.

At Leidos, Waterston will be responsible for implementing and improving the human capital strategy for its 43,000 employees.

“We are delighted to welcome Maureen to the Leidos team and leverage her impressive experience and expertise to enhance our HR strategy,” said Roger Krone, Chairman and CEO of Leidos. “His enthusiasm and commitment to our people will bring new innovations to serve our customers while creating a cutting-edge experience here at Leidos.”

Waterston has over 30 years of human resources experience. She joined Pratt & Whitney in 1997 and joined Otis Elevator in 2009, becoming vice president of human resources for UTC Building & Industrial Systems, Otis and UTC’s combined climate control and security business units, according to a press release from Leidos. She joined Pratt & Whitney in 2015.

Maureen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick in Canada and a Masters in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto.

Earlier this week, the Department of Defense announced that Leidos had been awarded an $11.5 billion network consolidation contract.


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