Henry Charles Eickelberg
Vice President, Human Resources & Shared Services, General Dynamics Corporation; Faculty Advisor of the Employee Benefits Certificate Program, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., DePaul University; J.D., LL.M., John Marshall Law School
B.S.C., DePaul University (1979) Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois (1980) J.D., John Marshall Law School (1983) LL.M., John Marshall Law School (1986); Licensed to...Continue Reading
B.S.C., DePaul University (1979) Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois (1980) J.D., John Marshall Law School (1983) LL.M., John Marshall Law School (1986); Licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and the District of Columbia, Mr. Eickelberg is currently General Dynamics Corporation's Vice President for Human Resources & Shared Services. As a corporate officer for General Dynamics, he is responsible for the design and administration of General Dynamics' defined benefit pension plans, 401(k) plans, and health and welfare programs that General Dynamics provides to over 83,000 employees world-wide. He also oversees its corporate payroll and shared services subsidiary, occupational health, and work-safety programs. Mr. Eickelberg is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Benefits Counsel (ABC) and also serves on the Board of Directors of the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC). He has chaired the American Benefits Council's Legal Affairs committee and is currently on the executive committee for the American Benefits Council. Both ABC and ERIC are dedicated to a secure and financially sound retirement system. Mr. Eickelberg is a member of the Board of Directors of Deallawyers.com, which is a website dedicated to the lawyers in corporate mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Eickelberg has testified before the United States Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee on Select Revenue Matters concerning pension security and funding. His testimony was given on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Financial Executives Institute, the Business Roundtable, the American Benefits Council, the ERISA Industry Committee and other related organizations. Mr. Eickelberg’s testimony was later published in Contingencies magazine, which is the national publication for the American Academy of Actuaries. Prior to joining General Dynamics, Mr. Eickelberg was a law partner at Jenner & Block in Chicago, Illinois focusing on ERISA matters. Mr. Eickelberg also spent nine years as a consultant with William M. Mercer, Inc., a world-wide benefits consultancy.