Walt Havenstein became CEO of SAIC on September 21. He also serves as a member of SAIC’s board of directors. Before his appointment as CEO, Havenstein served as COO and member of the board of directors for BAE Systems plc, and president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., BAE Systems plc’s wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary. Havenstein will succeed Ken Dahlberg, the company’s chairman and CEO, who has stepped down in keeping with SAIC’s mandatory retirement policy for executive officers. Dahlberg will remain chairman of the board of directors through June 2010.