As Vice President, Program Operations, Mr. Dur is
responsible to the Sector President for Business Operations, program
execution, and acquisition/alliance activities of the Sector.
In addition, Mr. Durís responsibilities include chairmanship of the
C4I Integrated Product Team.
During his Naval career, Mr. Dur achieved the rank of
Rear Admiral and held such posts as Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval
Operations; Director, Navy Strategy Division; Commander, Battle Force United
States SIXTH Fleet; Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group EIGHT; United States
Defense Attachť accredited to the Government of France; Commanding Officer,
USS YORKTOWN; and Director, Political Military Affairs on the staff of the
National Security Council. In
addition, Mr. Dur is the recipient of numerous awards and decorations,
including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal and the Navy Distinguished
Following his Naval career, Mr. Dur joined Tenneco, Inc.
in 1995 as the Corporate Vice President of Operations Development.
In 1996, Mr. Dur was promoted to the position of Executive Vice
President of Walker-Gillet Europe in Edenkoben, Germany, where he led the
European after-market business.
In 1997, Mr. Dur assumed the position of Vice President, Worldwide Business
Development and Strategy at Tenneco Automotive in Lake Forest, Illinois.
A native of Bethesda, Maryland, Mr. Dur received a
bachelorís degree in Government and International Studies and a Masterís
degree in Soviet East European studies from the University of Notre Dame.
He earned a Masterís degree in Public Administration and a Ph.D. in
Political Economy and Government from Harvard University.
He and his wife, Kathleen, have two children and they reside in