Serco Americas Announces New Roles in Senior Leadership
Ed Casey to assume global senior leadership position at Serco Group plc
Dan Allen to join as Chairman and CEO of Serco Inc.
Mike Plymack to be promoted to COO of Serco Inc.
RESTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today new roles in its senior leadership. Ed Casey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Serco Inc., will be moving to a new global senior leadership position at Serco Group plc as Chief Transformation Officer. Daniel Allen will join Serco Inc. as its new Chairman and CEO. Mike Plymack, Senior Vice President of Serco's Federal Civilian Services Business Group, is being promoted to Chief Operating Officer. These transitions will be taking place over the next two months with a completion date of December 15, 2013 when Casey, Allen and Plymack will assume their new roles.
As Chief Transformation Officer, Casey will be working directly with the leaders of the four Serco divisions (UK & Europe, Americas, AMEAA, and Global Services) to further develop our operations and organization to support our strategy and will also lead Serco Group's Corporate Affairs function. Casey will continue to report to Chris Hyman, Serco Group Chief Executive, and will continue as a member of the Global Executive Committee.
Chris Hyman said: "An important part of Serco's growth strategy is to strengthen the breadth of our portfolio, especially in markets that can deliver higher growth and margins. Delivering and communicating operational change across our portfolio and building our brand is an important driver of our success. Ed has established a strong track record of leading change and delivering superior results in North America. Under his leadership, Serco Inc. integrated two large acquisitions, has become a $1.2 billion business and in 2013 set a record for new business wins. This business is well positioned for future growth in attractive new markets."
Ed Casey said: "I welcome this opportunity to play a broader role at Serco as we execute our strategy and compete even more effectively as a global business, and further leverage our global capabilities."
With Casey's new role, Dan Allen has joined Serco Inc. as Chairman and CEO. Allen brings a strong background in the services and information technology sector to Serco. Prior to Serco, he served as the CEO and President of CACI International Inc. and held senior leadership roles at Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics.
Chris Hyman commented: "We are pleased to have Dan join Serco Inc. and believe he brings a breadth of experience in the government services market and the proven leadership skills to continue the Company's growth."
Dan Allen said: "I am very excited to be joining Serco at a time of significant change in the federal services market and believe the Company has a portfolio of capabilities in the Americas and globally that are highly relevant to the growing needs of the federal, state and local governments in the US and Canada. I also look forward to continuing the recent expansion into commercial markets such as transportation and healthcare that play to the company's global strengths. Serco is highly respected across the sector as a great company with highly engaged and talented people and I am excited to be part of this team."
Mike Plymack, Serco's Senior Vice President of the Federal Civilian Services Business Group will assume a new role reporting to Dan Allen as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Plymack has run Serco's Federal Civilian Group for nearly two years, leading four of the company's operating business units focused on providing managed services, professional services, transportation management, and learning/human capital solutions for a wide range of government agencies.
About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services focused on the federal government. We advise, design, integrate, and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services, and global experience enable us to respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Serco Inc. has approximately 10,000 employees, annual revenue of $1.2 billion, and is ranked in the Top 40 of the largest Federal Prime Contractors by Washington Technology. Serco Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group plc, a $7.5 billion international business that helps transform government and public services around the world. More information about Serco Inc. can be found at www.serco-na.com.
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