Oct 2016

David Watton named as new L-3 TRL Chief Finance Officer

We are pleased to announce that David Watton is joining L-3 TRL as Chief Finance Officer responsible for our commercial, finance and IT functions.

David’s role at L-3 TRL will focus on financial leadership and resources and growing the business through new opportunities including bid assessments and contract negotiations. 

Greg Roberts, President and Chief Executive, said: “I would like to welcome David to the management team. He brings a wealth of experience with him including finance and business leadership in multi-national companies, business integration and export compliance. David’s background in the aerospace and defence sector will only serve to further boost our position as a leading supplier of EW and cyber security solutions”.

David joins us from Esterline’s Advance Sensors division where he was VP Finance and IT and previously acted as president of the company whilst the business recruited a French-based president.

Before working for Esterline, David was Finance and IT Director at Racal Acoustics. Having also held positions at BAE Systems and Marconi, he has an extensive background in financial and management structures across international companies and in delivering and implementing continuous improvement transformations.