Don Roussinos was appointed President – Naval in November 2012 which provides power and propulsion systems to navies worldwide. In this role Don has responsibility for all aspects of the Naval business within the Rolls-Royce Marine organization, reporting to Tony Wood, President – Marine.
In addition, Don is responsible for overseeing the Marine business’ activities within North America. Don is based in the U.S. as part of the North America leadership team, regularly spending time in both Reston, Va. headquarters and Walpole, Mass. headquarters for the Rolls-Royce Naval business, in addition to Bristol, U.K. in conducting this role.
Don has over 30 years of experience in the Defense industry including 22 years of experience in Marine. Don’s knowledge of operations and business development allows for diverse solutions and strong top-line growth. In his previous position as President of L-3 Maritime systems, Don leveraged his in-depth knowledge of the Naval market to successfully capture the latest technologies on Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC), Virginia and Astute Class Submarines, DDG-1000 and Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).
Don has held progressive senior executive roles with L-3 providing automation, control, communication, sensing and navigation products and systems to the U.S. Navy and international customers. Prior to that he worked at General Electric as a Electronic Design Engineer for aircraft instruments and was employed at Textron as a Design and Test Engineer on weapon systems.
Don holds a Master’s of Management degree from Cambridge College and a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Currently he is a Director of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts and is also a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers and National Defense Industrial Association.
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