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TASC Announces its Board of Directors
Mar 05, 2010 (04:03 PM EST)
CHANTILLY, Va., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. (TASC), the premier independent and non-conflicted provider of advanced system engineering, integration and decision-support services to the intelligence, defense and federal civilian markets, has selected the company's new board of directors. The board chair is David H. Langstaff, a veteran industry leader.
"With its core systems engineering heritage and technical and analytical capabilities, TASC is at the forefront of helping the government protect the nation from today's most serious security risks," Langstaff noted. "As a newly independent company, and with our strong shareholder support, TASC is poised to build on its 43-year reputation of success by expanding its presence as the government's non-conflicted partner of choice."
David H. Langstaff, Chairman. Mr. Langstaff became board chairman of TASC in December 2009 when General Atlantic and KKR acquired the company. Previously, he was president, chief executive officer and director of Veridian Corporation, a position he held from 1997 with the company's formation until its sale to General Dynamics in August 2003. He currently serves on the board of directors for QinetiQ Group PLC, is a member of the Defense Business Board and chairs the Advisory Board of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program. Mr. Langstaff is also a Special Advisor to General Atlantic.
T. Wood Parker. Mr. Parker is president and chief executive officer of TASC, the leading non-conflicted provider of advanced system engineering, integration and decision-support services for intelligence community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. Previously at Northrop Grumman, Mr. Parker served as president of both the Intelligence Group (TASC) and the Federal Enterprise Solutions business units. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman in 2000, he was the managing partner of the PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P., Washington Consulting Practice in Washington, D.C. Mr. Parker has served as a commissioner on the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. He was president of the White House Fellows Association, a member of the Planning Forum and a principal on the Council for Excellence in Government.
John W. Barter. Mr. Barter held numerous executive level positions with AlliedSignal including Chief Financial Officer and later President of its Automotive Group. After retiring from AlliedSignal, Mr. Barter served as the Chief Financial Officer of Kestrel Solutions, Inc., a venture capital supported company in the telecommunications field. Mr. Barter will be the Audit Committee chair.
Adam H. Clammer. Mr. Clammer heads the KKR Technology Group. He has been actively involved with several companies, including Aricent (formerly Flextronics Software), Avago Technologies (formerly Agilent Semiconductor), Borden, Intermedia Communications, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, MedCath, NuVox, NXP (formerly Philips Semiconductor), RELTEC, SunGard Data Systems and TASC. He is currently on the board of Aricent, Avago, Kodak, NXP and TASC and is a member of the SunGard operating committee. Prior to March 2010 TASC, Inc. 4805 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, Virginia 20151 joining KKR, Mr. Clammer was with Morgan Stanley & Co. in Hong Kong and New York in the mergers and acquisitions department.
Steven A. Denning. Mr. Denning is the chairman of General Atlantic. He joined the firm in 1980 and has built the organization into one of the leading global equity investment firms focused exclusively on investing in growth companies. He also serves on the board of Gavilon Holdings, LLC, IHS, Inc., Genpact Global Holdings, Inc. and The Thomson Reuters Corporation. Previous board roles include SRA International, Hewitt Associates and several other public and private companies.
Jamie H. Greene, Jr. Since joining KKR in 1986, Mr. Greene has been involved with numerous portfolio companies. He played a significant role in the development of Accuride, Aricent, Avago Technologies, Intermedia Communications, NuVox (NewSouth Communications), Owens-Illinois, Randall's Food Markets, RELTEC, RJR Nabisco, Safeway, Shoppers Drug Mart, Stop & Shop Companies, Sun Microsystems, SunGard Data Systems, Tenovis and Zhone Technologies. Currently, he is on the board of Aricent, Avago Technologies, NuVox, SunGard Data Systems and Zhone Technologies. He heads the industrials industry team and co-heads the technology industry team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Greene had 14 years of banking experience as a vice president of Bankers Trust Company in Los Angeles where he was involved in large corporate lending, management buyout financings and other merger and acquisition transactions, including KKR transactions.
David M. Kerko. Since joining KKR in 1998, Mr. Kerko has been actively involved in the investments in Borden, Toys 'R' Us and NXP (formerly Philips Semiconductor). He is a member of the technology industry team. Currently, he is on the board of Avago Technologies. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Kerko was with Gleacher NatWest Inc. where he was involved in merger and acquisition transactions and financing work.
Peter A. Marino. Mr. Marino serves as a consultant to numerous government and industry companies on defense and intelligence issues. Previously, Mr. Marino served as chief executive officer and president of Fire Arms Training Systems. He has held numerous executive positions at E-Systems, Inc., Fairchild Industries, Inc., Lockheed Electronics Co., Inc. and the Central Intelligence Agency.
Philip P. Trahanas. Mr. Trahanas is a managing director at General Atlantic. He has experience in operating, investment banking and private equity roles. Mr. Trahanas co-leads the firm's Business Services and Technology sector, and is on the board at Trow Global and Quality Technology Services. Prior board affiliations include SRA International, PowerDsine, Vindigo and ZTango. Before joining General Atlantic in 2000, Mr. Trahanas was with Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking division, where he worked on the high technology corporate finance team, was a merger and acquisition specialist and a member of the division's operating management team. His experience includes financing and strategic merger and acquisition transactions across industries.
TASC is the premier, non-conflicted provider of advanced system engineering, integration and decision-support services across the intelligence community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. For more than 40 years, TASC has partnered with our customers toward one goal—the success of their missions. Our broad portfolio of services includes system and policy analysis; program, financial and acquisition management; enterprise engineering and integration; advanced concept and technology development; and test and evaluation. With nearly 5,000 employees, TASC generates more than $1.6 billion in annual revenue. For more information and career opportunities, visit our website at www.tasc.com.
CONTACT DeeAnn Connors (703) 653-5752 DeeAnn.Connors@TASC.com
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