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Booz Allen taps Dahut to run defense business

November 29, 2017 at 9:36 AM

Booz Allen Hamilton said this week it has promoted Karen Dahut to run its defense business, effective next year.

The contractor announced Joseph Logue, who oversees Booz Allen’s defense and intelligence businesses, will retire June 30.

On April 1, Dahut will take over the defense business, while Christopher Ling will become head of the intelligence business.

Dahut, a former naval officer, leads Booz Allen’s commercial and civil businesses. She previously led Booz Allen’s Strategic Innovation Group and its Navy Marine Corps business.

Ling, who runs Booz Allen’s international business, previously oversaw parts of Booz Allen’s intelligence work.