ARLINGTON, Va. , July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CAI) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul Cofoni , has been named Chairman of the Board of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International. As Chairman, Mr. Cofoni will lead the Association's Executive Committee and Compensation Committee and participate on the AFCEA Educational Foundation Board of Directors. AFCEA is a non-profit association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, information technology, intelligence, and global security. Mr. Cofoni has been a long-time member of AFCEA and has served over five years on the Association's executive committee and board.
As CACI's senior executive, Mr. Cofoni leads the company with his vision of being the best in delivering valuable solutions for the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and federal civilian markets. He has focused CACI leadership and resources on providing solutions at the nexus of intelligence and security to help solve the nation's greatest challenges in countering global terrorism. To advance CACI's role as a national asset for national missions, he has directed the development of an extensive portfolio of solutions and services centered around CACI's functional core competencies. These are the unique CACI skillsets, processes, methodologies, and technologies that clients rely on to add value to their operations, increase their skills and capabilities, and enhance their missions. CACI's offerings also closely align with AFCEA's own goals and activities.
Mr. Cofoni is intensely focused on providing career opportunities for disabled veterans. He has instituted CACI's Deploying Talent -- Creating Careers program to give such veterans the opportunity to use their talents, expertise, and commitment to build meaningful careers for themselves and their families. For CACI and its clients, the result is enhanced support for critical missions with the expertise of qualified professionals whose skills and insight are honed by dedicated military service.
Mr. Cofoni has made a personal commitment to continuing CACI's steadfast devotion to honesty and ethics in all it does. Most recently, this dedication to ethical business practices won top recognition from the Ethisphere Institute, which gave CACI its highest rating, "Best Overall Government Contractor Ethics Program," in its survey of the ethics programs of the 100 largest government contractors.
In acknowledging his election, Mr. Cofoni said, "I am deeply honored to accept these new responsibilities on behalf of CACI. AFCEA is one of our nation's most important forums for exchanging vital information on defense and intelligence. I look forward to serving the association by helping to ensure its 32,000 members and 1,600 corporate members continue this critical collaboration. This is truly an important process by which we can work together to develop the best solutions for national priorities."
Dr. J.P. (Jack) London , CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, and himself a member of the AFCEA Executive Committee, said, " Paul Cofoni's election as AFCEA Chairman emphasizes what all of us at CACI see every day in Paul. He is dedicated to helping both CACI and AFCEA keep our nation secure against the threat of global terrorism by using all the IT and intelligence capabilities in our arsenals."