Nevin Carr, a vice president and U.S. Navy strategic account executive at Leidos, has been named to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's board of directors.
AUVSI is a nonprofit organization consists of 7,500 members from over 60 countries and works to promote the development of unmanned platforms and robotics systems, Leidos said Thursday.
“Nevin’s proven track record of driving growth and cultivating innovation make him a natural fit for the AUVSI board,” said Roger Krone, Leidos chairman and CEO.
Krone, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, added Carr's experience would help AUVSI advance unmanned platforms in support of armed forces' missions.
Carr, a 34-year Navy veteran, oversees growth strategies for Leidos' naval and maritime business and leads efforts to identify and implement strategic initiatives meant to help Navy clients achieve mission objectives.
The retired rear admiral previously served as chief of naval research, deputy director of surface warfare for combat systems and commander of the USS Arleigh Burke destroyer and USS Cape St. George cruiser ship.