SOURCE: QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America

April 01, 2010 09:16 ET

McCormack Promoted to Senior Vice President of Products for QinetiQ North America Technology Solutions Group

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) - QinetiQ North America announced today that Michael McCormack has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Products and Manufacturing for the Technology Solutions Group (TSG). His appointment takes effect on April 1, and he will report directly to Dr. J.D. Crouch, TSG group president.

Mr. McCormack will have full responsibility for all products, including TALON®, Dragon Runner™, MAARS® and other unmanned vehicles, and the Survivability Suite featuring Ears®, LAST® Armor, and RPG Nets.

Mr. McCormack has more than 25 years of documented success in program and senior management. Most recently he led the creation and development of the Survivability Suite. Prior to that he presided over the rapid expansion of the LAST Armor Division to meet a pressing need for lightweight, quality add-on armor that can be used on a variety of platforms. Mr. McCormack also served as a senior program/acquisition manager for several advanced R&D projects.

Mr. McCormack received his bachelor of science degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has a master's degree from Suffolk University and an MS in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University, National War College.

Mr. McCormack retired as a colonel from the Massachusetts Army National Guard. In his final tour of duty, he served as Army Commander with overall responsibility for 6,000 soldiers in four brigades.

"Mike's success running the Survivability group has evidenced his leadership, energy and strong business skills," Dr. Crouch said. "I am looking to Mike to apply these skills to all other TSG product organizations."

About QinetiQ North America
QinetiQ North America (LSE: QQ) delivers world-class technology and responsive solutions to government agencies and commercial customers for many of their most urgent and complex challenges. QinetiQ North America is an independent, innovative technology provider that earns over one billion dollars in revenue operating with small company speed and agility while leveraging significant global resources. More than 6,400 QinetiQ North America engineers, scientists and other professionals have the mission knowledge and proven, reliable performance to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com/products-overview.htm.