Susan Lawrence, chief information officer at the U.S. Army from 2011 until her retirement in 2013, has been appointed a senior vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) defense market group.
The 41-year Army veteran and retired lieutenant general will work to help the firm shape, develop and implement technology offerings for customers, Booz Allen said Monday.
Lawrence will also lead the firm’s business initiatives in markets such as C4, ISR, enterprise information technology, joint information environments, cybersecurity, integrated mission systems and emerging defense technologies.
“She led the way in bringing new communications and wireless systems, electronics platforms, and advanced technology to the warfighter, navigating budget pressures, and delivering on the Army’s C4ISR and information technology strategy, ” said Joseph Sifer, a Booz Allen SVP and Army business leader.
As Army CIO, Lawrence managed defense enterprise systems, IT infrastructure, C4ISR tools and other new technologies used by warfighters and civilian workers.
Lawrence led the establishment of the Army Cyber Command and worked other senior leaders such as the Army chief of staff and Army secretary.
Prior to becoming CIO, she served as commanding general for the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command.