MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAIC) announced today Nazzic S. Keene, SAIC Sector president, was recognized in the 12th Annual Women Worth Watching® issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal. In the magazine, Keene discusses challenges and lessons learned along her journey to success as guidance for young women embarking upon their careers.
"It is important as a leader to know who you are and appreciate and leverage your strengths," Keene advised in her profile.
Keene is among several other female executives around the country who were nominated by their colleagues, peers, and mentors for their initiative and achievements within their spheres of influence, including their career fields and communities.
"Being recognized this year alongside so many exceptional executives is truly an honor," Keene said. "This award is also a reflection of SAIC's commitment to career growth, mentorship and talent development."
Keene has diversified experience in the communications and information systems and technology services industries, with more than 20 years in executive management. In her current role she has overall executive responsibility for customer relationship management, expanding the company's long-term strategic business pipeline, driving growth and executive oversight of program execution across the enterprise. Aligning as direct reports under her are the organizational groups representing SAIC's clients to include: defense, civilian, state and local, commercial, and international.
The full digital edition of this year's Women Worth Watching issue can be viewed here.
SAIC is a leading technology integrator providing full life-cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC's deep domain knowledge and customer relationships enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex government and commercial projects. SAIC's approximately 14,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. federal government, state/local, and global commercial markets, specializing in providing a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technical capabilities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC has annual revenues of about $4 billion. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/.
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