According to a Reuters article, Yerks provisional term will last until the next stockholder’s meeting in 2013.
DLH hopes that his 30 years of experience in the federal marketplace will help the business progress.
“Mr. Yerks is widely respected within the defense community and other federal agencies,” said Zachary Parker, DLH President and CEO. “His insight and expertise will be invaluable to DLH, particularly in our efforts to substantially enhance DLH shareholder value.
He will be departing from his role as president of CSC’s North American public sector, defense and intelligence group.
There, Yerks also served as president of CSC’s federal business development organization where he was in charge of BD and marketing oversight for CSC’s federal sector operational business units.
He is also a member of various trade associations for government services such as the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)- where he is a member of the board of directors.
Yerks served in the U.S. Army for 10 years to begin his career. He received his Master’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami and his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point for his undergraduate studies.