Mr. David F. Melcher

President & CEO, Aerospace Industries Association

Arlington, VA


Melcher joined AIA in 2015 from Exelis Inc., a spinoff of ITT Corp., where he was CEO and president until it was merged with Harris Corp. Prior to Exelis, he was president of ITT's Defense and Information Solutions group, and VP of Strategy and Business Development. He joined ITT in 2008 after a 32-year career in the United States Army, retiring as Lieutenant General. He is currently a member of the Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen Advisory Committee, providing advice on policy-level issues for the nation's aviation modernization.

  • 2017 Fourth Quarter

Added to: Becton, Dickinson and Co. - Franklin Lakes, NJ

Becton Dickinson manufactures medical devices and instrument systems. Revenues are $15 billion.