Karen Dahut, Christopher Ling, Kristine Martin Anderson to Take New Leadership Roles at Booz Allen

Karen Dahut

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has named three executives to new roles, effective April 1, as Joseph Logue, an executive vice president who leads the McLean, Virginia-based management and technology consulting firm’s defense and intelligence businesses, prepares to retire on June 30.

Karen Dahut, an EVP responsible for the company’s commercial and civil businesses, will transition to the role of head of defense business and continue to serve on the firm’s leadership team, Booz Allen said Tuesday.

Dahut previously held several roles at Booz Allen such as head of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps business, strategic innovation group and economic and business analytics practice.

She is a board member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council and previously served in the Navy as comptroller for the service branch’s biomedical research institute.

Christopher Ling

Christopher Ling, an EVP who leads the firm’s international business, has been appointed head of the intelligence business.

Ling previously led Booz Allen’s cyber business and has more than two decades of experience overseeing information technology and intelligence concept definition, simulation and modeling, program management, task leadership and trade analyses.

Kristine Martin Anderson, an EVP who leads the firm’s health business, will serve as head of the civil business.

Kristine Martin Anderson

Anderson’s experience encompasses health information technology, interoperability, health data exchange and payment reform and previously served as VP for operations and strategy at software company CareScience prior to Booz Allen.

She sits on the boards of the eHealth Initiative and the Quality Committee for the Mercy Health System.

Ling and Anderson will also join Booz Allen’s leadership team on Dec. 6.

“These leaders have decades of experience serving clients, running businesses, building solutions, and driving technology transformation,” said Horacio Rozanski, Booz Allen president and CEO.

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