SAIC Appoints Robert Zitz as SVP and Chief Architect of ISR Group

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has appointed Robert S. Zitz as senior vice president and chief systems architect of its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance group.

Zitz will actively shape solutions in airborne, maritime, national security, space and ground ISR programs.

The 32-year intelligence veteran was previously deputy director of mission support for the National Reconnaissance Office, where he also served as a senior advisor for geospatial intelligence.

Prior to that, he was deputy associate director of the U.S. Secret Service between 2007 and 2009.

Zitz previously served as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security‘s deputy undersecretary of national programs and protection.

“Rob brings valuable experience, expertise and insight to our group and to SAIC, ” said ISR group President Stu Shea.  “His background and leadership will be invaluable as we execute our ISR strategy, to expand our presence in these dynamic markets and continue to deliver mission-critical solutions to our national security customers.”

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