CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2017--
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) appointed HON Katharina G. McFarland as a
member of the Engility Board of Directors on June 30, 2017.
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Engility Board Member Katharina McFarland (Photo: Business Wire)
McFarland brings a lifetime of civil service in the defense of the
United States to her new role with Engility, having started her
government career as a U.S. Marine Corps engineer and rising to the
position of Assistant Secretary in the Department of Defense.
“Katharina is one of the most accomplished defense leaders in the nation
and brings more than 30 years of national security affairs, acquisition
and military expertise to our Board,” said Lynn
Dugle, CEO of Engility. “We are honored to have her join Engility
and will count on her counsel and experience as we continue to develop
solutions to the challenges our customers face around the world.”
McFarland retired from civil service as the Assistant Secretary of
Defense for Acquisition (ASD) on January 20, 2017. She was appointed to
this position in 2012 by then-President Barack Obama and confirmed by
the U.S. Senate. During her ASD tenure, she was also appointed Acting
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisitions, Logistics & Technology
and Army Acquisition Executive. In that role, she served as the Science
Adviser to the Secretary of the Army, as well as the Army’s senior
research and development official and senior procurement executive.
Prior to her 2012 ASD appointment, McFarland served as President of the
Defense Acquisition University from November, 2010 to May, 2012. From
May, 2006 to November, 2010, she was the Director of Acquisition,
Missile Defense Agency. McFarland began her civil service career in 1986
at Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps as a general engineer. McFarland
received an Honorary Doctoral degree in Engineering from the University
of Cranfield, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor of Science degree from
Queens University in Kingston, Canada, with accreditations in Materials,
Electronics and Civil Engineering.
Engility (NYSE: EGL) is engineered to make a difference. Built on six
decades of heritage, Engility is a leading provider of integrated
solutions and services, supporting U.S. government customers in the
defense, federal civilian, intelligence and space communities. Our
innovative, highly technical solutions and engineering capabilities
address diverse client missions. We draw upon our team’s intimate
understanding of customer needs, deep domain expertise and technical
skills to help solve our nation’s toughest challenges. Headquartered in
Chantilly, Virginia, and with offices around the world, Engility’s array
of specialized technical service offerings include high-performance
computing, cybersecurity, enterprise modernization and systems
engineering. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engilitycorp.com
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