Chief Executive Officer of Icahn Enterprises
David Willetts has served as Chief Executive Officer of Icahn Enterprises L.P., a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion, since November 2021. Mr. Willets previously served as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Icahn Enterprises L.P. since June 2021. In addition, he has served as a Managing Director at AlixPartners, a global consulting firm which specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance and executing corporate turnarounds. Since 2012, Mr. Willetts has worked continuously with Private Equity firms and public companies in the industrial, automotive, consumer products, retail and energy sectors. Prior to that time, he was a senior operating executive at Cerberus Capital for eight years, serving in multiple financial and operating roles including Chief Financial Officer, divisional Chief Executive Officer and lead executive restructuring roles within Cerberus’ operating companies. Prior to 2005, Mr. Willetts was employed at General Electric in progressive finance executive roles within GE’s Corporate Audit Staff and industrial business units, including as the Chief Financial Officer of GE Lighting Systems and Chief Financial Officer of GE C&I Lighting, North America. Mr. Willetts graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 1997 Summa Cum Laude, with a B.A. in business, with a double concentration in accounting and finance.