October 03, 2016 09:20 ET

Kenneth Krieg Joins AMERICAN SYSTEMS' Advisory Board

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Brings Public, Private Sector Experience to Board

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2016) - AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading government engineering and IT solutions provider, today announced that Kenneth J. Krieg has been appointed to the company's Advisory Board, joining a distinguished group of senior advisors. The AMERICAN SYSTEMS Advisory Board, formed in 2015, works closely with the company's management team in an advisory capacity, leveraging their years of experience as industry leaders and government officials.

Mr. Krieg served as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L) from 2005 to 2007. Previously, Mr. Krieg served as a senior executive at International Paper Corporation. He also served in a number of defense and foreign policy assignments, including positions at the White House, the National Security Council Staff, and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

"We are honored to welcome Ken to our Advisory Board," said AMERICAN SYSTEMS President and CEO Peter Smith. "To have someone with his credentials providing insight and advice to our senior leadership adds another advantageous element to our growth strategies in the federal and defense sectors."

Mr. Krieg joins an illustrious group of Advisory Board members including Delores M. Etter, PhD (former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition); Richard L. Haver (former Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence); R. Noel Longuemare (former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology); and Sue C. Payton (former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition).

Advisory Board members lend their vision and extensive DoD experience as AMERICAN SYSTEMS continues to shape strategy and develop mission-centered solutions in support of national priority programs, particularly in the areas of test & evaluation, training, enterprise IT, engineering & analysis, and acquisition & lifecycle support.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a government Engineering and IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,400 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, VA, the company provides services and solutions in support of national priority programs. For more information, visit:

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