Trump appoints defence CEO’s to ‘Economic Revival’ groups

15 April 2020 (Last Updated April 15th, 2020 14:25)

US President Donald J Trump has appointed five defence company CEO's to 'Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups'.

Defence company leaders appointed to the group include Marillyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin, Darius Adamczyk of Honeywell, Kathy J. Warden of Northrop Grumman, Gregory J. Hayes of Raytheon and Phebe Novakovic of General Dynamics.

In an announcement, the White House said: "These bipartisan groups of American leaders will work together with the White House to chart the path forward toward a future of unparalleled American prosperity.

"The health and wealth of America is the primary goal, and these groups will produce a more independent, self-sufficient, and resilient Nation."