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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phebe Novakovic

58 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jason Aiken

43 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

John Casey

61 2012 Executive Vice President - Marine Systems

Stephen Johnson

68 2015 Executive Vice President - Information Systems and Technology

Mark Roualet

57 2013 Executive Vice President - Combat Systems

Gregory Gallopoulos

56 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

M. Amy Gilliland

41 2015 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administration

Robert Helm

64 2010 Senior Vice President - Planning and Development

Kimberly Kuryea

48 2011 Vice President, Controller

Mark Burns

56 2015 Vice President

Jeffrey Geiger

54 2013 Vice President; President of Electric Boat

Firat Gezen

44 2016 Vice President - Corporation and President of General Dynamics

Christopher Marzilli

56 2015 Vice President; President of General Dynamics Mission Systems

Gary Whited

55 2013 Vice President; President of General Dynamics Land Systems

James Crown

62 2010 Lead Independent Director

Nicholas Chabraja

73 2010 Director

Peter Wall

2016 Director

Mary Barra

54 2011 Independent Director

Rudy de Leon

2014 Independent Director

William Fricks

71 2003 Independent Director

John Keane

73 2004 Independent Director

Lester Lyles

69 2003 Independent Director

Mark Malcolm

62 2015 Independent Director

James Mattis

65 2013 Independent Director

William Osborn

68 2009 Independent Director

Laura Schumacher

52 2014 Independent Director

Erin Linnihan

Staff Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Phebe Novakovic

Ms. Phebe N. Novakovic is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. She served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Dynamics since January 2013; President and Chief Operating Officer, May 2012 through December 2012; Executive Vice President, Marine Systems, May 2010 to May 2012; Senior Vice President, Planning and Development, 2005 to May 2010; Vice President, Strategic Planning, 2002 to 2005 Ms. Novakovic currently serves as a director of Abbott Laboratories.Ms. Novakovic’s service as a senior officer of General Dynamics since 2002 makes her a valuable and trusted advisor. Through her roles as chairman and chief executive officer, president and chief operating officer, and executive vice president, Marine Systems, she has developed a deep understanding of the company’s business operations, growth opportunities, risks and challenges. As senior vice president, planning and development, she gained a strong understanding of our core customers and the global marketplace in which we operate. Ms. Novakovic’s current service as a public company director provides her with a valuable perspective on corporate governance matters and the roles and responsibilities of a public company board.

Jason Aiken

Mr. Jason W. Aiken is the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Aiken has been the Vice President of the company and Chief Financial Officer of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, September 2011 – December 2013; Vice President and Controller of the company, April 2010 – August 2011; Staff Vice President, Accounting of the company, July 2006 – March 2010.

John Casey

Mr. John P. Casey is the Executive Vice President - Marine Systems of the company. He has been the Vice President of the company and President of Electric Boat Corporation, October 2003 – May 2012; Vice President of Electric Boat Corporation, October 1996 – October 2003.

Stephen Johnson

Mr. S. Daniel Johnson is the Executive Vice President - Information Systems and Technology of the company. He is also the President of General Dynamics Information Technology since January 2015; Vice President of the company and President of General Dynamics Information Technology, April 2008 – December 2014; Executive Vice President of General Dynamics Information Technology, July 2006 – March 2008.

Mark Roualet

Mr. Mark C. Roualet is the Executive Vice President - Combat Systems of the company. He has been the Vice President of the company and President of General Dynamics Land Systems, October 2008 – March 2013; Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of General Dynamics Land Systems, July 2007 – October 2008.

Gregory Gallopoulos

Mr. Gregory S. Gallopoulos is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the company. He has been the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the company, July 2008 – January 2010; Managing Partner of Jenner & Block LLP, January 2005 – June 2008.

M. Amy Gilliland

Ms. M. Amy Gilliland has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administration of the Company effective April 1, 2015. She was appointed vice president of General Dynamics in February 2014 . She is currently responsible for the company's executive compensation and ethics programs. She also oversees employee engagement, employment compliance, community engagement and administrative functions at the company's corporate headquarters. Gilliland was staff vice president of strategic planning from 2012 to 2013. Prior to this, she was the staff vice president of investor relations from 2008 to 2012, and director of strategic planning from 2005 to 2008. Prior to joining the company in 2005, Gilliland served in the U.S. Navy . Gilliland earned a bachelor's degree with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy , a master's degree from Cambridge University , England , and a master's degree in business administration from Georgetown University.

Robert Helm

Mr. Robert W. Helm is the Senior Vice President - Planning and Development of the company. He has been the Vice President, Government Relations of Northrop Grumman Corporation, August 1989 – April 2010.

Kimberly Kuryea

Ms. Kimberly A. Kuryea is the Vice President, Controller of the company. Ms. Kuryea was Chief Financial Officer of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, November 2007 – August 2011; Staff Vice President, Internal Audit of the company, March 2004 – October 2007.

Mark Burns

Mr. Mark L. Burns is a Vice President of the company and President of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation since July 2015. Vice President of the company since February 2014; President, Product Support of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, June 2008 - June 2015.

Jeffrey Geiger

Mr. Jeffrey S. Geiger is the Vice President of the company, and President of Electric Boat. He has been the Vice President of the company and President of Bath Iron Works Corporation, April 2009 – November 2013; Senior Vice President, Operations and Engineering of Bath Iron Works, March 2008 – March 2009.

Firat Gezen

Mr. Firat H. Gezenhas has appointed as Vice President - Corporation and President of General Dynamics of the company. effective May 1, 2016. He has been the chief operating officer of General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems sinceMarch 2015. Previously, he was vice president of finance and chief financial officer, from 2011 to 2015, and chief financial officer for General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems-Canada, from 2007 to 2011. He joined the Ordnance and Tactical Systems organization in 1998. He has also worked for various General Dynamics businesses around the world. Gezen holds a bachelor's degree from METU, a master's from the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.

Christopher Marzilli

Mr. Christopher Marzilli is the Vice President of General Dynamics Corporation and President of the company. He has been the Vice President of the company and President of General Dynamics C4 Systems, January 2006 – December 2014; Senior Vice President and Deputy General Manager of General Dynamics C4 Systems, November 2003 – January 2006.

Gary Whited

Mr. Gary L. Whited is the Vice President of the company, and President of General Dynamics Land Systems. He has been the Senior Vice President of General Dynamics Land Systems, September 2011 – March 2013; Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of General Dynamics Land Systems, June 2006 – September 2011.

James Crown

Mr. James S. Crown is the Lead Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He has been the Lead Director since May 2010. President of Henry Crown and Company since 2002; Vice President of Henry Crown and Company, 1985 to 2002. Mr. Crown currently serves as a director of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. He served as a director of Sara Lee Corporation within the past five years. As the longest-serving member of our Board and a significant shareholder, Mr. Crown has an abundance of knowledge regarding General Dynamics and our history. As president of Henry Crown and Company, a private investment firm with diversified interests, Mr. Crown has broad experience in business management and capital deployment strategies. His many years of service as a director of our company and two other large public companies provide him with a deep understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a board of a public company.

Nicholas Chabraja

Mr. Nicholas D. Chabraja is the Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He has been the Chairman of General Dynamics, 1997 to 2010; Chief Executive Officer, 1997 to 2009; Vice Chairman, 1996 to 1997; Executive Vice President, 1994 to 1996. Mr. Chabraja currently serves as non-executive chairman of Tower International, Inc. He served as a director of Northern Trust Corporation within the past five years. . Chabraja’s 15 years of service as a senior executive officer and 12-year tenure as chairman and chief executive officer of our company make him an experienced and trusted advisor. He has in-depth knowledge of all aspects of General Dynamics and a deep understanding and appreciation of our customers, business operations and approach to risk management. His service at General Dynamics combined with his service on other public company boards provides him with a valuable perspective on finance, governance and management matters that face large public companies.

Peter Wall

Mr. Peter A. Wall is Director of the Company. Wall was the Chief of the General Staff for the British Army from 2010 to 2014, during which he led the Army through significant transformation to ensure its relevance for the future. Wall retired from the British Army in 2014 after 40 years of service. He also served as Commander in Chief, Land Command, from 2009 to 2010 and Director of Operations in the UK Ministry of Defence, from 2007 to 2009. He is now the director of Amicus, a strategic leadership advisory firm working in the UK and overseas. Wall is an honorary fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he read engineering. Wall is president of Combat Stress, the UK military veterans’ mental health charity.

Mary Barra

Ms. Mary T. Barra is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. She served as Chairman of General Motors Company since January 2016 and Chief Executive Officer since January 2014; Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing & Supply Chain, 2013 to 2014; Senior Vice President, Global Product Development, 2011 to 2013; Vice President, Global Human Resources, 2009 to 2011; Vice President, Global Manufacturing Engineering, 2008 to 2009. Ms. Barra currently serves as Chairman of the General Motors Company Board of Directors.

Rudy de Leon

Mr. Rudy F. de Leon is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He has been Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress since 2007. He was Senior Vice President of The Boeing Company, 2001 to 2006. Deputy Secretary of Defense, 2000 to 2001. Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, 1997 to 2000. Undersecretary of the U.S. Air Force, 1994 to 1997.

William Fricks

Mr. William P. Fricks is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc., 1997 to 2001; Chief Executive Officer and President of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc., 1995 to 1996. Mr. Fricks’ senior executive positions at Newport News Shipbuilding Inc., including chairman and chief executive officer, president and chief executive officer, vice president-finance, controller and treasurer, give him critical knowledge of the management, financial, operational and risk management requirements of a large company and a keen understanding of our key customers. In these positions, Mr. Fricks gained extensive experience in dealing with accounting principles and financial reporting, evaluating financial results and the financial reporting process of a large company. Based on this experience, the Board has determined that Mr. Fricks is an Audit Committee Financial Expert.

John Keane

Mr. John M. Keane is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He is the Retired General, U.S. Army; Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, 1999 to 2003 President of GSI, LLC (consulting) since 2004 Senior Partner of SCP Partners (private equity), 2009 to 2012 Managing Director of Keane Advisors, LLC (private equity), 2005 to 2009 Chairman of the Institute for the Study of War Mr. Keane served as a director of MetLife, Inc. within the past five years. He also served as a director of Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc., and M&F Worldwide Corp., each a former public company, within the past five years. Prior to retiring from the U.S. Army at the rank of General, Mr. Keane served as Vice Chief of Staff of the Army. As a senior officer, Mr. Keane managed significant operating budgets and addressed complex operational and strategic issues. Mr. Keane’s astute appreciation for the complexities of the U.S. military and the defense industry, combined with his demonstrated leadership and strategic skills, make him a valuable advisor to our aerospace and defense businesses. Mr. Keane has gained a strong understanding of public company governance and operations through his service on three public company boards.

Lester Lyles

Mr. Lester L. Lyles is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He is the Retired General, U.S. Air Force; Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, 2000 to 2003; Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, 1999 to 2000 Chairman of the Board of United States Automobile Association since November 2012 and Vice Chairman, 2008 to 2012 Mr. Lyles currently serves as a director of KBR, Inc. He served as a director of DPL, Inc. and Precision Castparts Corp., each a former public company, within the past five years. Prior to retiring from the U.S. Air Force at the rank of General, Mr. Lyles served as Commander of the Air Force Materiel Command and Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. In these positions, Mr. Lyles managed significant operating budgets and addressed complex operational issues. The broad knowledge of the U.S. military and the defense industry he attained through these experiences, combined with his engineering and aerospace educational background, enable Mr. Lyles to provide critical strategic and business advice to our aerospace and defense businesses. In addition, Mr. Lyles has gained a thorough understanding of challenges that face public companies through his service on public company boards.

Mark Malcolm

Mr. Mark M. Malcolm is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. Malcolm is President and Chief Executive Officer of Tower International, Inc. since August 2007 Senior Advisor, Cerberus Capital Management, 2006 to 2007 Executive Vice President and Controller of Ford Motor Credit, 2004 to 2005; Director of Finance and Strategy, Global Purchasing, of Ford Motor Company, 2002 to 2004 Mr. Malcolm currently serves as a director of Tower International, Inc.Mr. Malcolm’s senior executive positions at Tower International and Ford provide him with critical knowledge of the management, financial and operational requirements of a large company. In these positions, Mr. Malcolm has gained extensive experience in dealing with accounting principles and financial reporting, evaluating financial results and the financial reporting process of a public company. Mr. Malcolm brings to the Board a broad knowledge of the complex business issues facing a public company in areas such as risk management, global supply chain management and corporate governance. Based on his experience, the Board has determined that Mr. Malcolm is an Audit Committee Financial Expert.

James Mattis

Mr. James N. Mattis is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He is the Retired General, U.S. Marine Corps. Commander, United States Central Command, 2010 to 2013; Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command, 2007 to 2010; NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, 2007 to 2009. Mr. Mattis had a distinguished career in the U.S. Marine Corps before retiring in 2013. He served as Commander, U.S. Central Command and Commander U.S. Joint Forces as well as NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. Mr. Mattis’ unique perspective and experiences with U.S. and foreign military strategy and operations, including NATO operations, provides him with valuable insight into international and government affairs and the global defense industry. Mr. Mattis’ demonstrated leadership and strategic skills make him well-equipped to advise on strategic opportunities and risks associated with our aerospace and defense businesses.

William Osborn

Mr. William A. Osborn is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation. He has been the Chairman of Northern Trust Corporation, 1995 to 2009; Chief Executive Officer of Northern Trust Corporation, 1995 through 2007 and President of Northern Trust Corporation and The Northern Trust Company , 2003 to 2006. Mr. Osborn currently serves as a director of Abbott Laboratories and Caterpillar, Inc. Mr. Osborn’s prior service as a senior executive of Northern Trust Corporation, including as chairman and chief executive officer, and president and chief operating officer, provides him with extensive knowledge of the complex financial, operational and governance issues of a large public company. He brings to our Board a well-developed awareness of financial strategy, asset management and risk management and a strong understanding of public company governance. The Board has determined that Mr. Osborn’s extensive experience with accounting principles, financial reporting and evaluation of financial results qualifies him as an Audit Committee Financial Expert.

Laura Schumacher

Ms. Laura J. Schumacher is an Independent Director of General Dynamics Corporation Ms. Schumacher is the Executive Vice President, External Affairs and General Counsel of Abbvie Inc. since January 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Abbott Laboratories, 2007 to 2012. Ms. Schumacher’s positions as chief legal officer of two large public companies provide her with extensive experience with respect to risk management and a deep knowledge of the types of legal and regulatory risks facing public companies. Her experience as a senior executive in the healthcare industry has provided her with a keen awareness of strategic considerations and challenges associated with a complex, highly-regulated industry. Additionally, through her key role in the strategic consideration and execution of the separation of Abbvie from Abbott Laboratories, Ms. Schumacher brings an important understanding of and insight into corporate governance matters and complex corporate transactions.

Erin Linnihan