Mark Kavanaugh, former vice president of the defense systems engineering group at KBR’s (NYSE: KBR) Government Solutions business, has been promoted to senior VP, according to his LinkedIn post published Wednesday.
The SVP will lead a group of 3,500 specialists in efforts to deliver scientific, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense.
Kavanaugh joined the Houston-based contractor in late 2016 as VP of acquisition engineering for its KBRWyle subsidiary.
He previously spent more than six years at BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm in director roles focused on combat and expeditionary systems from June 2013 to November 2016 and integrated weapons systems from September 2010 to May 2013.
Earlier in his career, Kavanaugh held a senior associate post at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and worked as a program manager at the U.S. Navy.