Maureen Waterston

Chief Human Resources Officer

Maureen Waterston is Leidos’ Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, she is responsible for implementing and enhancing the human capital strategy for the company’s 43,000-employee global workforce.

Before joining Leidos in March 2022, Waterston was vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer at Pratt & Whitney, where she oversaw talent, recruitment, and development; employee and labor relations; compensation and benefits; and diversity & inclusion for the company’s global workforce.

Maureen joined Pratt & Whitney in 1998 and held several positions of increasing responsibility throughout Pratt & Whitney in Canada and the U.S., including vice president, Human Resources for Commercial Engines and Global Services. In 2009, she joined Otis Elevator South Asia Pacific & Gulf Area based in Singapore, and was named vice president, Human Resources for Otis in 2012. She then served as vice president, Human Resources for UTC Building & Industrial Systems, the combined Otis and UTC Climate Controls & Security business units.

Maureen holds 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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