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Robert O. Work
Former Deputy Secretary of Defense


Mr. Work has been a director of the Company since 2017. He served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2014 until July 2017. Mr. Work served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security from 2013 to 2014, Under Secretary of the Navy from 2009 to 2013, and Vice President for Strategic Studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Work joined CSBA in 2002 as a Senior Fellow, after a 27-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps which culminated in his service as Military Assistant and Senior Aide to the Secretary of the Navy. Mr. Work currently serves on the Board of Directors of IEA Corporation (a privately-held company). He is a member of the U.S. Naval Institute Board of Directors, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.