Leidos Leadership Outlines Future Business Plans; John Jumper Comments

John jumper
John jumper

Executive leaders of what will become Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) leadership have outlined plans for the company after it renames itself from Science Application International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC).

Leidos estimates its revenue at $6 billion per year and has approximately 23, 000 employees working in businesses focused on national security, engineering and health, SAIC said Wednesday.

“The challenges facing our customers are taking on new dimensions, ” said John Jumper, who will serve as chairman and CEO of Leidos.

“We have deep customer affinity and an enduring commitment to support intelligence, defense and homeland security missions, ” he said.

The national security business represent’s more than two-thirds of the company’s workforce with 13, 500 employees and encompasses intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, data analytics and cyber security.

Lee Carrick - SAIC,  ExecutiveMosaic
Lee Carrick

Lee Carrick, who lead program development for SAIC’s ISR Group, will join Leidos after the separation as a senior vice president in the role of chief strategic officer. Carrick previously led program development for the ISR group’s intelligence systems unit.

Leidos’ engineering segment comprises of 3, 000 team members that work on information technology, architecture, design and operations for energy, infrastructure and environmental projects.

The health business has 6, 000 health scientists, clinicians and health IT professionals in areas such as electronic health records, data analytics and behavioral health research.

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