MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced the appointment of John Sutton as general manager and executive vice president of its Mission and Information Solutions Business Unit. In this role, Sutton will be responsible for revenue and profit generation, customer satisfaction, and employee health and welfare for the business unit. The Mission and Information Solutions Business Unit delivers services and solutions to the Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, and federal civilian agencies.
Sutton first joined QinetiQ North America as the senior vice president of business development. Prior to joining the company, Sutton was with Global Crossing, serving as executive vice president and general manager of their Federal Sector. Previous to that, Sutton spent six years as the senior vice president of ManTech International's Defense & Intelligence Business Unit where he lead the strategic planning, execution, growth and diversification of their business portfolio.
"Under his leadership, John has made major improvements to our organization," said Mike Stolarik, president and chief operating officer of QinetiQ North America. "With his combination of business development expertise and experience leading large operations, John will enable us to bring our comprehensive information technology and mission systems engineering offerings to our defense, intelligence and commercial customers."
Sutton has also held positions at Integic Corporation as vice president of the uniformed services practice area, AT&T Government solutions as group vice president and general manager, and as an engineer and program manager at PRC Inc. Prior to that, he served as Deck Officer in the U.S. Merchant Marines. Sutton holds a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
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QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. More than 5,300 QinetiQ North America engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, QinetiQ North America had annual revenues of more than $1.5 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2011. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group PLC (LSE: QQ). For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com and join our conversation at www.facebook.com/qinetiqna
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