David J. Albritton

David J. Albritton


David J. Albritton serves as a member of both the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Technology Committee at embecta and is the founder and chief executive officer of Nineteen88 Strategies. Prior to that, Mr. Albritton served most recently as vice president, communications, Worldwide Public Sector and Vertical Industries, at Amazon Web Services, and previously spent five years at General Motors (“GM”), most recently as president, lead executive and general manager for GM Defense.

Mr. Albritton began at GM following the sale of Exelis to Harris Corp. in 2015. He was Exelis’ Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, a role he assumed upon the company’s spinoff from ITT Corporation in 2011. He joined Exelis, then ITT Defense & Information Solutions, in November 2008 as the Vice President of Communications. Prior to that, he was Director of Media Relations in the Global Business Development and Government Relations office for Raytheon Company and has also held senior communications positions with United Way of America, Hewlett-Packard Company/Compaq Computer Corporation and Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Early in his career, Mr. Albritton spent 10 years as an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Pentagon as an official Navy Spokesman on the Navy News Desk and as the Flag Lieutenant / Aide for the U.S. Navy’s Chief of Information. He also served aboard USS PORTLAND (LSD 37) during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, as well as a Master of Science in Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. He has also completed executive education courses at Harvard University, Stanford University, and the Wharton School of Business.