Leidos reshuffles executive leadership team

By John Liang / November 2, 2023 at 10:38 AM

Leidos today announced a realignment of its operating groups and changes to its corporate leadership structure and personnel, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

The company will be organized into five sectors, with the National Security Sector being led by President Roy Stevens. Leidos has hired Cindy Gruensfelder to be Defense Systems Sector president.

"Gruensfelder joins Leidos bringing decades of extensive Aerospace and Defense platform engineering and program management experience," the company said in a statement. Leidos Dynetics will continue to be led by Steve Cook.

Liz Porter will lead the Health and Civil Sector, while Vicki Schmanske will oversee the Commercial and International Sector. The Digital Modernization Sector will be led by Steve Hull.

Additionally, Leidos said it is making changes to its corporate leadership structure and personnel:

  • "Gerry Fasano, current Defense Group president, will become Chief Growth Officer, responsible for fusing strategy, marketing, sales, government affairs, and communications into one cohesive force for growth.
  • "Carly Kimball, current Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, will become Chief Performance Officer, responsible for driving Leidos operational excellence, bringing together program execution, real estate, security, IT, and procurement."

Other members of the executive leadership team will continue in their current roles:

  • Jim Carlini, chief technology officer
  • Jerry Howe, general counsel and corporate secretary
  • Maureen Waterston, chief human resources officer
  • Chris Cage, chief financial officer