SOURCE: iDirect Government Technologies

iDirect Government Technologies

January 12, 2011 00:01 ET

iDirect Government Technologies Welcomes New Board Members

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), which brings bandwidth-efficient, scalable and highly secure satellite-based IP communications to government and military organizations, today announced the appointment of a new Proxy Board and new members of its Board of Directors, effective October 28, 2010.

MG Vincent E. Boles, USA, Retired, Proxy Board Chairman -- Boles has 33 years of service to our country in the areas of Army logistics, operations, and strategic planning and management. Most recently, Boles worked as the Army's Assistant, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, where he was responsible for management and support of logistics operations worldwide for 1.1 million soldiers, including those serving in combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Boles also has worked as a Commanding General and Chief of Ordnance for the Army. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Niagara University and a master's degree in business administration from Babson College.

MG John G. Meyer, Jr., USA, Retired, Proxy Board Member -- After 33 years of distinguished service including assignments in Vietnam, Germany and a variety of posts in the United States, in his last two assignments he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Army's $1.3 billion international morale and recreation business encompassing the Army's quality of life programs, and the Army's most senior Public Affairs Officer. In that capacity, he effectively led and managed the strategic communications for worldwide external and internal audiences for the U.S. Army. After retirement from the Army, he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Allied Defense Group, Inc. Allied Defense was a strategic international portfolio of defense and commercial security firms. Following the Allied Defense Group, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Heckler & Koch, an international manufacturer and distributor of small arms. Currently, he is a member of several Boards of Directors.

LTG Robert T. Dail, USA, Retired, Proxy Board Member -- In November 2008, Dail retired from the Army after an illustrious 33-year career. At the time of his retirement, he worked as the 15th Director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Prior to DLA, Dail served as Deputy Commander for the United States Transportation Command. In March 2009, Dail joined Supreme Group, Inc., a global logistics services company, where he currently serves as President, Supreme Group, USA. Dail is a member of the Board of Trustees for LMI Government Consulting, serves on the Board of Advisors for ADS Technology, Inc. and is an Advisor to National Security Associates Worldwide.

"We are excited to announce these esteemed new members to our Board of Directors," said John Ratigan, President of iGT. "We look forward to their knowledge, expertise and guidance on important issues moving forward."

iGT is a United States subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Engineering and a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc. "VT Systems welcomes and is fortunate to have such highly qualified iGT board members," said Gen. John G. Coburn (Ret.), CEO and Chairman, VT Systems. "This new Proxy Board is a 'milestone' for VT Systems and its parent company, Singapore Technologies Engineering. This new agreement will enhance VT Systems' ability to continue bringing highly secure satellite-based IP communications to our customers."

About iDirect Government Technologies
iDirect Government Technologies, (iGT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc. created to serve the diverse and specialized needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and civilian government agencies. iGT brings innovation, integration and intelligence to satellite-based IP communications that government and military organizations trust. By providing the most bandwidth-efficient, scalable and highly secure platform, iGT has rapidly become the technology provider of choice for many mission-critical applications.

Today, multiple U.S. government agencies and military branches depend on iGT to support diverse operations both domestically and abroad. For more information, please visit

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