Joanna Cangianelli, Manish Parikh Join BAE Intell Leadership Team; DeEtte Gray Comments

Joanna Cangianelli
Joanna Cangianelli

Joanna Cangianelli and Manish Parikh, both formerly of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), have joined BAE Systems in business development and strategy positions within the intelligence and security sector.

Cangianelli was appointed vice president for business development and Parikh was named VP for strategy and emerging markets, BAE said Tuesday.

DeEtte Gray, president of BAE’s intelligence and security sector, said the two appointees will work to help grow the company’s information technology, intelligence analysis and cyber operations business in the U.S. and abroad.

Manish Parikh
Manish Parikh

Cangianelli is a 17-year Lockheed veteran and most recently served as capture manager for the information systems and global solutions-defense division.

In that role, the company credits her with leading the capture of a $4.6 billion Defense Information Services Agency contract.

She has also led that company’s data, analytics and services business area.

Parikh held IT service management and software development roles during his two-decade Lockheed career and most recently served as a deputy vice president and operations direcor.

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