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Pratt & Whitney’s Maureen Waterston Joins Leidos as Chief Human Resources Officer

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Pratt & Whitney’s Maureen Waterston Joins Leidos as Chief Human Resources Officer

Leidos has named long-time human resources professional Maureen Waterston as its new chief human resources officer.

Waterston will be in charge of executing human resources strategies for a workforce consisting of 43,000 employees worldwide, Leidos said Tuesday.

“We’re excited to welcome Maureen to the Leidos team and leverage her impressive background and expertise to enhance our HR strategy,” CEO and Chairman Roger Krone said. Krone is a member of the Potomac Officers Club and a nine-time Wash100 winner.

Leidos said that Waterston has 30 years of experience in human resources. She most recently served as the CHRO at Pratt & Whitney, a Raytheon Technologies subsidiary that specializes in aircraft engines.

At Pratt & Whitney, Waterston was responsible for talent development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, diversity and inclusion initiatives.

She previously served as the CHRO at what was then United Technologies Corporation. Waterston led the human resources functions of UTC’s building and industrial systems division as well as its climate, controls and security division.

Waterston also served as the CHRO at the Otis Elevator construction company, according to her LinkedIn profile. From 1992 to 1996, she served as a human resources generalist at Ford Electronics.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Brunswick and a master’s degree in industrial relations from the University of Toronto.

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