TASC Selects David Langstaff to Replace Retiring CEO Wood Parker

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TASC’s board of directors has named David Langstaff, the current chairman of the board, to succeed the retiring Wood Parker as president and chief executive officer.

The move takes effect March 14.

Langstaff previously served as CEO of Veridian Corp.

Parker will now serve as vice chairman of the board, while Peter Marino will become chairman of the board.

“The board of directors and I are very pleased that David will lead us in this next phase of growth. He is a seasoned chief executive and proven leader in the technology and defense markets, ” Parker said. “My role as vice chairman of the board will be an active one, working with David to strengthen our customer relationships, attract the market’s best people to TASC and ensure that TASC cements its position as one of the leading defense and technology companies.”

“Under Wood’s leadership, TASC has achieved several important milestones, most importantly re-establishing TASC as an independent company, ” Langstaff said. “The company is very well positioned for continued growth, building on its 45 years of success as a partner of choice for the U.S. government and as an inspiring employer of very talented people.”

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