CSC has named Michael A. Kirby VP and general manager of the Army/Land division of its North American Public Sector (NPS) Defense Group. Kirby will have oversight and client management responsibility for CSC’s Army account and will report directly to Austin Yerks, president of CSC’s Defense Group. Kirby will be responsible for overseeing CSC’s operations supporting the Army’s land programs. Kirby will also have client responsibility for the entire Army account, including contracts and task orders across CSC.
Yerks commented, “Mike has had a distinguished Army career and a proven legacy of successful program management, and we are honored to have him as a member of our executive leadership team. His practical experience…[is] an asset for CSC and our Army clients.”
Kirby joins CSC from BearingPoint, where he was oversaw creation of a comprehensive, government-wide change management solution. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Business Transformation, where he was responsible for implementing the U.S. Army’s business transformation initiatives, including continuous process improvement, business situational awareness, organizational analysis and design, and professional development.
In the Army, Kirby was a combat arms officer and commanded a tank battalion during the Gulf War. His assignments included tours in the Office of the Army Chief of Staff as well as the Joint Staff. He holds a BS in engineering from West Point, an MS in national security strategy from the National War College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.