SOURCE: QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America

November 04, 2009 21:00 ET

QinetiQ North America Mission Solutions Group Appoints Senior VP for National Systems

Mary Craft to Join Virginia-Based Solutions Provider

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - November 4, 2009) - QinetiQ North America is pleased to announce that Mary Craft has been appointed Senior Vice President for National Systems in the company's Mission Solutions Group. She joins the company from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, where she served as Vice President, Intelligence Engineering Line of Business.

"Mary's experience in new business development and program execution in our customer space will enhance our strong management team," says Steve Cambone, President of QinetiQ North America's Mission Solutions Group. "We offer important mission support to our Government customers, and she has a track record of building and leading teams that deliver excellence."

QinetiQ North America's National Systems Business Unit provides mission integrated solutions tailored to a range of highly specialized National requirements.

"Mary is an excellent addition to the Mission Solutions Group," says Joe Broadwater, Executive Vice President in the Mission Solutions Group. "She has led both IT and security support and developed service contracts and knows how to deliver results for a customer."

Craft joins QinetiQ North America from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. She has built a distinguished career in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems, solutions, and support. Early in her career she worked for Boeing, Link, and Raytheon as a program manager and systems engineer. She has managed both significant simulation efforts and large, complex SIGINT programs.

Craft earned her bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Wichita State University. She also holds an MBA from the George Washington University.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America 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 a 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. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group PLC (LSE: QQ), one of the world's leading defense and security technology companies. For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com.