Va., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos
(NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, today
announced the appointment of Vice Admiral David Lewis, U.S. Navy (Ret) as Senior Vice
Lewis will be responsible for enhancing the company's maritime
capabilities and advancing strategic initiatives that drive organic
growth across Leidos' maritime divisions. The organization includes
subsidiary Gibbs & Cox and provides critical support for a
broad range of Navy activities, including ship design &
engineering, autonomous underwater and surface vehicle technology
programs, as well as advanced undersea sensors and integration, for
domestic and international customers.
"Admiral Lewis brings a wealth of military and technology
expertise following a distinguished career in the Navy," said Gerry
Fasano, Leidos Defense Group President. "His experience is a
tremendous asset and will enable Leidos to deliver formidable
operational advantages for the fleet."
Before joining Leidos, Lewis served as the Naval Postgraduate
School Chair of Acquisition and in the
United States Navy in operational, engineering, and
acquisition related billets. Upon selection to flag rank in 2009,
he served as vice commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command,
followed by four years as Program Executive Officer (Ships), where
he directed the delivery of 18 ships and procurement of an
additional 51 ships. From 2014-2017, he served as commander of the
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, where he led a global
workforce of 10,300 civilian and military personnel who designed,
developed and deployed advanced communications and information
capabilities for the Navy. His final assignment was Director for
the Defense Contract Management Agency.
Lewis graduated from the University of
Nebraska in 1979 and was commissioned through the Naval
Reserve Officers Training Corps program. He also holds a Master of
Science in Computer Science from the Naval
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology,
engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to
solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence,
civil, and health markets. The company's 44,000 employees support
vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia,
Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended
December 31, 2021. For more
information, visit www.leidos.com.
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SOURCE Leidos Holdings, Inc.