Former DoD Acquisition Chief Frank Kendall Joins Leidos Board; Roger Krone Comments

Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall, former undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the Defense Department, has been appointed to Leidos‘ board of directors.

Leidos said Wednesday Kendall currently serves as executive in residence at Arlington, Virginia-based aerospace and defense advisory firm Renaissance Strategic Advisors.

Roger Krone

“Frank brings more than 40 years of experience in national security affairs, acquisition, engineering and the military, further strengthening the breadth and depth of expertise of our board,” said Leidos Chairman and CEO Roger Krone, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017.

In his previous role, Kendall oversaw efforts to boost DoD’s buying power as well as the performance of the defense acquisition enterprise.

He also worked as principal deputy undersecretary and acting undersecretary for AT&L.

His 10-year active duty service with the U.S. Army involved deployment to Germany, a teaching position at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, and various research and development roles.

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