Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board.

Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO.

Steve Weiss, Accelera president and chief operating officer, said Andrews will contribute his experience and relationships in the public and private sectors to help Accelera expand its service offerings and customer base.

Andrews also held a 13-year career at science and technology company Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), where he most recently served as chief operating officer.

He served in the U.S. Air Force for 10 years before joining the private sector.

Andrews was a professional staff member of the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and assistant secretary of defense for command control communications and intelligence.

He also served as chief information officer of the Defense Department.

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