MCLEAN, Va., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has appointed John Sweeney as senior vice president, Investor Relations for the planned National Security, Health and Engineering Solutions company, Leidos, following SAIC's planned separation into two independent, publicly traded companies, as announced Aug. 30, 2012.
With more than 10 years of investor relations experience, Sweeney has served as the Investor Relations Officer for NASDAQ, Sirona Dental Systems and Weight Watchers International. He has received numerous awards for Investor Relations, including U.S. IR Professional of the Year (Institutional Investor Magazine 2012) and Best IR Professional – mid cap (IR Magazine US Awards 2012). Sweeney also previously worked as an Equity Research Associate Analyst at Citigroup and as a Valuation Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
"John brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and financial insight that will enable him to effectively communicate with investors and help give a strong start to Leidos," said Mark Sopp, SAIC CFO. "He will work to build on existing relationships and develop new ones within the investment community, and also to provide transparent, timely and insightful information to our constituents. He is a welcome addition to our team."
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