MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today that Andrew Jazwick has been appointed senior vice president of aviation security to help deliver threat detection products and services to key customers in support of the company's Security and Transportation Technology (STT) business unit (BU).
In his new role, Jazwick will focus on the development of customer relationships related to SAIC's acquisition of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc. earlier this year. The acquisition rounded out SAIC's homeland security solutions portfolio adding Transportation Security Administration approved, Explosive Detection System baggage screening systems to the company's highly successful VACIS® passenger and cargo inspection systems. These systems are used by customs, military and other security organizations worldwide to detect illicit items hidden inside baggage, vehicles and cargo containers.
Since joining SAIC in 1999, Jazwick has served as a liaison to the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. federal government and advised the SAIC leadership team on legislative policy initiatives. Most recently he served as vice president for Government Affairs, responsible for communicating and representing the company's defense, homeland security, intelligence and international programs before the U.S. Congress. Jazwick has over 20 years of Intergovernmental Affairs, Policy and Business Development experience including work in opportunity and market analysis, bid and proposal development and program-project execution.
"Andy brings extensive knowledge of legislative activities and technology in the intelligence and homeland security arenas," said Alex Preston, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the STT BU. "His leadership and experience in these markets will enable SAIC to continue delivering solutions to our expanding customer base in the aviation and facility security industry markets."
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 45,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2010. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2010, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.