SOURCE: Vangent

June 23, 2008 09:44 ET

Vangent Names Margaret Burnette Health Solutions Principal

Accomplished Executive Brings 20 Years of Federal Government, Healthcare Information Technology, and Consulting Experience to Vangent's Expanding Health Practice

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process outsourcing solutions, has appointed Margaret Burnette as Health Solutions Principal. Burnette brings to Vangent more than 20 years of Federal and private-sector information management and information technology experience. As health solutions principal in Vangent's Health Consulting Practice, Burnette will be responsible for leading the organization's regulatory industry strategy.

"Regulatory institutions require expert, seasoned counsel to navigate exceptionally complex information technology infrastructures," said Mike Plymack, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Health Solutions, Vangent, Inc. "Margo Burnette's solid experience, industry relationships and knowledge, and expertise will be valuable to the customers who rely on Vangent's health practice to solve their most difficult problems."

Prior to joining Vangent, Burnette served as Executive Director, Bioinformatics Board for the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). In that role, she managed the information infrastructure to support FDA's scientific, regulatory, and administrative operations. She also enhanced corporate performance by centralizing IT operations and developing enterprise solutions.

Additionally, Burnette led the integration of five regulated product areas, regulatory affairs and compliance, and the Commissioner's office, and improved financial accountability by centralizing the $240-million information technology budget. Previously, Burnette served as Information Technology Director at the Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, and as Division Manager at Science Applications International Corp. She was also President and Principal Consultant with Burnette Consulting Group, Inc.

Vangent tops the list of companies in Washington Technology's 2007 list of companies in the IT Services industry sector and is #57 on Washington Technology's list of Top 100 Federal Government Prime Contactors. Vangent is ranked #15 on Federal Times' list of Top 100 Professional Services Contractors.

About Vangent, Inc.

Vangent, Inc. is a global provider of consulting, systems integration, human capital management, and business process outsourcing services to the U.S. federal and international governments, higher education institutions, and corporations. Vangent's 5,000 employees support clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor; and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Argentina. For more information, visit

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