Mr. O’Keefe has been a member of CSRA’s Board since the consummation of the Spin-Off in November 2015. He serves as Chair of our Compensation Committee and is a member of our Executive Committee.
Mr. O’Keefe is a professor at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, Chancellor Emeritus of Louisiana State University, and Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit research and development organization.
He served as Chairman and CEO of Airbus Group, Inc., a global corporate, aerospace, defense and space enterprise, from 2009 to 2014. He also served as Vice President of Washington Operations of General Electric from 2008 to 2009.
Mr. O’Keefe has substantial government and public policy experience, having served as the 10th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush; and Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. During the administration of President George H. W. Bush, Mr. O’Keefe served as Secretary of the Navy and as Comptroller and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense.
He has also served as a member of the boards of directors of various public companies, including CSC from 2014 until the consummation of the Spin-Off in 2015 and DuPont from 2005 to 2008.