Rolls-Royce Appoints Dan Antal General Counsel – Defense and RRNA


Washington DC. Rolls-Royce on January 11 announced the appointment of Dan Antal as General Counsel for Defense and Rolls-Royce North America (RRNA). In this role, Dan will be a key member of the Defense and General Counsel Leadership teams and will be based in our Washington, DC office.

In addition, Dan will join the RRNA Board, be accountable for oversight of our Special Security Agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense and provide in-country leadership for the General Counsel teams across the United States.

Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Dan most recently served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel – Civil Group for Leidos. He has extensive experience across the Defense & Aerospace industries and has led a range of General Counsel functions including Legal, Company Secretariat, Special Security Agreements and Risk.

“We are pleased to welcome Dan to the Defense and RRNA leadership teams,” said Tom Bell, President of Rolls-Royce Defense and Chairman & CEO of Rolls-Royce North America. “He brings deep industry expertise and will significantly strengthen our Legal capability both in region and across the global Defense business.”

Rolls-Royce has been present in North America for over 100 years and currently employs more than 6,000 people across the North America region in 27 U.S. states and six Canadian provinces. Its regional headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia, with major operations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Aiken, South Carolina; Walpole, Massachusetts; Pascagoula, Mississippi; Montreal, Canada; and, the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.

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