Hooper joins GD's board of directors

By John Liang / June 7, 2023 at 1:09 PM

General Dynamics announced today that retired Army Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper has joined the company's board of directors.

Hooper retired from the Army in 2020 after 41 years of service. While in the Army, he was head of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. He has also served as a U.S. defense attaché to Egypt and China as well as director of strategy, plans and programs at U.S. Africa Command.

Additionally, Hooper was deputy director of strategic planning and policy at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and senior director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

At the moment, Hooper is a senior counselor for the Cohen Group and is affiliated with the National Bureau of Asian Research, the Atlantic Council and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and serves on the board of directors for UL Solutions as well as the board of trustees for the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.