Doug Wagoner, who led the project management office at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) responsible for helping carry out the separation into SAIC and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been promoted to sector president at SAIC.
Wagoner will also oversee the company’s work in mission and systems engineering technical assistance, logistics and supply chain, training and simulation for customers in the government and commercial sectors.
Tony Moraco, SAIC CEO, said Wagoner helped lead SAIC’s Project Gemini over the last 13 months to separate SAIC from what is now known as Leidos.
Moraco told our sister site ExecutiveBiz in a recent interview that the split was intended to give the new SAIC broader market access to our larger customers in the Navy and the Army.
“There are also market expansion opportunities for us as a leading technology integrator to provide full lifecycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering and enterprise IT markets, ” he said.
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SAIC credits Wagoner with leading efforts to reduce more than $400 million in costs through Project Gemini as it sought to take an $11 billion, 38, 000-employee company and separate it into two independent businesses.
Wagoner joined SAIC in 2007 and has previously led the company’s homeland and civilian solutions business unit, as well as the IT business for state, local and commercial clients.managed SAIC’s state, local, and commercial IT business.
Prior to SAIC, he served as a senior vice president at Data Systems Analysts, where he worked to develop annual operating and sales plans, as well as lead business development and line operations.
He also started the public sector practice at Choice Point, which Lexis Nexis later purchased, and has also worked in line leadership, business development and finance roles at EDS, now part of Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ).