William Weber, president and chief operating officer of government services contractor XLA since March 2012, will join KEYW Holding (Nasdaq: KEYW) as president and CEO by Oct. 1.
Weber will also serve on the Hanover, Maryland-based cybersecurity firm’s board of directors upon his arrival and brings more than 25 years of industry leadership experience, KEYW said Tuesday.
He succeeds the late Leonard Moodispaw, who died on June 15 at the age of 72.
Moodispaw was the president, CEO and board chairman since he founded the company on Aug. 4, 2008, until he stepped down May 26 of this year.
“I am excited to get started with this team to craft a strategic vision that best capitalizes on our technical expertise, drives strong organic growth and maximizes value creation for KEYWâs employees, customers and shareholders, ” said Weber.
He previously led professional services firm Kaseman as president, as well as held senior leadership roles at GTSI, McData, CNT Corp., Inrange Technologies, International Network Services and AT&T (NYSE: T).
Before he joined the private sector, Weber served in the U.S. Army as a Signal Corps officer and as an Airborne Ranger.