Jonathan Scholl, chief strategy officer for a nonprofit healthcare delivery system in Texas and a 15-year Boston Consulting Group veteran, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as health and engineering sector president on June 22.
Leidos said Tuesday Scholl has held the CSO role at Texas Health Resources for the past five years and was responsible for the organization’s strategic planning and business development functions, information technology and joint venture operations.
He will be based at Leidos’ Reston, Va. headquarters for his new role and oversee a group of 7, 000 employees that work in areas such as healthcare information technology, data analytics, health and life sciences, clinical research, energy grid, critical infrastructure, design, engineering and transportation security.
“(Scholl) is coming from the executive ranks of a nationally known healthcare company, and he has extensive experience working with systems nationwide in strategy development, operations enhancement, change management and physician practice planning, ” said Roger Krone, Leidos chairman and CEO.
Scholl’s career at Boston Consulting included roles such as head of the firm’s North American healthcare provider practice and leader of a Lean Six Sigma initiative for hospitals.
He also served five years in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer and nuclear power plant instructor.