General to Lead the Company's Air Force Business Development
RESTON, Va., July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, announced today that retired Maj. Gen. Michael R. Boera, has joined the company as the Vice President, Air Force Strategic Account Executive. In his new role, General Boera will be responsible for strengthening and growing Leidos' trusted relationships with the United States Air Force (USAF).
General Boera comes to the company with over 20 years of expertise in planning and operations. General Boera was the Director of Air Force Programs, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs for the USAF. He was responsible for the development and integration of the Air Force Program across the Future Years Defense Plan and for managing the Air Force Corporate Structure Process. Following his service in the Air Force, he served as the Director of Business Development at Raytheon for a mission area within the company's Intelligence, Information and Services business. General Boera is a rated command pilot with over 5,600 flying hours and over 200 combat missions.
"Mike understands the Air Force and he understands how emerging technologies enable their mission," said Gerry Fasano, Leidos Executive Vice President and Chief of Business Development and Strategy. "His experience at the highest levels of the Air Force will strengthen our valued relationship with that customer."
General Boera graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1981 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in architectural engineering. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in management and supervision from Central Michigan University (1985) and a Master's degree in strategic studies from Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (2000), as well as several other degrees and decorations.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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