John Powers, formerly a managing director forÂ Deloitte LLP, has been appointed as the consulting firmâs federal defense sector lead.
Powers will succeed retired Air Force Gen. Charles Wald, who has moved to his new role as vice chairman of Deloitte LLPâs board of directors and will remain a senior adviser to the federal practice, the firmÂ said Monday.
Janet Foutty, a principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP and federal practice lead, said Powers holds leadership experience in reorganization and business process optimization functions.
Powers most recently led Deloitteâs merger and acquisition restructuring practice in the U.S. and worldwide.
He also oversaw the integration of the Bearing Point public sector practice into Deloitteâs federal government services practice in 2009.