SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has appointed Linda Howard senior vice president and deputy business unit general manager of the homeland and civilian solutions business unit.
The McLean, Va.-based engineering and technology firm said Howard will report to unit general manager Doug Wagoner and develop and execute the unit’s strategic plans.
In that role, she will be responsible for maintaining customer relationships.
Howard previously served as vice president of operations for Unisys Corp.‘s (NYSE: UIS) federal government group, where she provided strategic direction, sales leadership and operational delivery.
Federal agencies under her purview included the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, for which she was the delivery partner and supported Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.
Before joining Unisys, Howard served as president of Indentix Inc.’s public sector unit and Legislative Demographics Inc.
She also was executive vice president of Indentix’s global services group and a vice president and general manager with Electronic Data Systems.
Earlier this month, SAIC hired former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff John P. Jumper as the company’s CEO.