QinetiQ North America Appoints Roger D. Duke to Head Contracts and Procurement

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today that Roger D. Duke has joined the organization as senior vice president of contracts. In this capacity, Mr. Duke will be responsible for QNA's contract and procurement policies, compliance, pricing and supplier management efforts.

" Roger Duke brings strong leadership, experience and proven performance in key areas such as domestic commercial, U.S. government and international contracts," said Duane Andrews , CEO, QinetiQ North America . "His expertise in contracting strategies will equip QNA with the tools to improve competitive success and fuel future growth."

Mr. Duke boasts more than 25 years of experience in business leadership and contracts administration and procurement. He began his career at Lockheed Martin Corporation, where he managed a diverse portfolio of research and development, production and post-production contracts within a wide variety of technologies.

For the past five years, Mr. Duke served as the vice president of contracts for Raytheon Technical Services Company. While there, he built a highly qualified team of contracts professionals supporting business operations on all seven continents. Prior to joining Raytheon, Mr. Duke provided consultation services for BAE Systems.

Mr. Duke earned a BA in economics from the University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School and an MBA from the University of Southern New Hampshire.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America provides world-class technology and responsive solutions to U.S. government customers. With more than 5,500 engineers, scientists and professionals working in partnership with customers, QNA develops innovative technology solutions to meet the challenges of national defense, homeland security and information access. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group plc, a leading international defense and security technology business. For more information, please visit http://www.QinetiQ-NA.com.

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