CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced that Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed the president of CSC’s North American Public Sector line of business, James W. Sheaffer, to the Maryland Federal Facilities Advisory Board. Consisting of industry, government and academic leaders, the newly created board will focus on leveraging the federal presence in Maryland to identify opportunities for business expansion and job growth related to federal initiatives.
O’Malley made the announcement at the CyberMaryland Summit at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Md. Initially, the board is to advance the recommendations of the CyberMaryland report, which outlines the state’s role in supporting President Obama’s national cyber initiative.
“I am honored to accept Governor O’Malley’s appointment to this advisory board and committed to helping create new employment opportunities in the state of Maryland, where CSC has a significant footprint, ” said Sheaffer. “With our worldwide government and commercial security, engineering and technology expertise, and as the largest provider of cyber forensic training to the U.S. Department of Defense, CSC is in a unique position to make significant contributions to this important initiative.”
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