DIU director search to span another four to six months, acting head says

By Briana Reilly / September 29, 2022 at 4:57 PM
The closely watched search for the next head of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit is expected to take another four to six months, the outfit’s acting leader says -- a timeline, slammed by one key lawmaker, that would leave the small-budget unit without a director well into fiscal year 2023. Characterizing the effort as “probably mid-stream right now,” acting Director Mike Madsen called the work to hire a candidate to replace Mike Brown, the most recent and longest serving official...

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