John Sweeney, a former NASDAQ investor relations officer, has been appointed senior vice president of investor relations for Leidos, the business that will separate from Science Applications International Corp.
Leidos is one of two companies SAIC is separating into and will focus on the national security, health and engineering markets, SAIC said Monday.
“He will work to build on existing relationships and develop new ones within the investment community, and also to provide transparent, timely and insightful information to our constituents,” said Mark Sopp, SAIC chief financial officer.
In addition to NASDAQ, Sweeney served as investor relations officer at Dental Systems and Weight Watchers International.
He is a recipient of Institutional Investor Magazine’s “U.S. IR Professional of the Year” award for 2012 and the “Best IR Professional ““ mid cap” award from IR magazine for its 2012 U.S. awards.