Phillip Mazzocco, former vice president of sector security at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joinedÂ PeratonÂ as chief security officer at the Herndon, Virginia-basedÂ communications, space and technology services contractor.
He previously led security operations for Leidos’ national security programs and a security team that supported theÂ Defense Healthcare Management System modernization project,Â PeratonÂ said Wednesday.
“Phil brings to Peraton more than 20 years of experience providing industrial security for Fortune 500 companies,” Peraton CEO Stu SheaÂ said.
“He understands full-spectrum security — the complex interplay among such aspects as risk management, crisis management, program security, international operations, training and insider threat,” added Shea,Â aÂ 2014 inducteeÂ intoÂ Executive MosaicâsÂ Wash100.
Prior to Leidos, Mazzocco worked in senior security roles at other GovCon firms such asÂ General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) andÂ Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC).