Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has brought Steve Warren onboard as the company's VP of Communications and Chief Communications Officer.
In this role, Warren will define and lead the company’s strategic internal and external stakeholder outreach initiatives and serve as the primary media spokesperson for Aerojet Rocketdyne. Warren joins Aerojet Rocketdyne from CNN, where he frequently appeared on air as a senior military analyst.
Prior to joining CNN, Warren served 28 years in the United States Army before retiring as a colonel in 2017. During his career in the Army, Warren served in senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility in the areas of communications and public affairs. From 2011 to 2017 he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense where his roles included coalition spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq, director of defense press operations at the Pentagon, and senior military advisor to the assistant secretary of defense for public affairs.
Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen Drake said that Steve brings decades of expertise as a strategic public affairs advisor to our nation’s top military leaders, and the company is honored to have him join the senior leadership team. As a veteran warfighter and expert communicator, Steve’s unique perspective will enhance our partnership with our customers and employees as we communicate the advancements in America’s complex space and defense industry, and Aerojet Rocketdyne’s role as a lead propulsion provider for our country.