Science Applications International Corp. will undergo business restructuring effective February 3. The move is aimed at driving consistent, organic growth and aligning with the company's four key strategies: product range, market approach, corporate culture and brand identity.
The company said the restructuring will allow SAIC to be more focused and flexible in investments that drive innovation, stand out in the market and create lasting value.
The current Defense and Civilian Sector and National Security and Space Sector will be replaced by five new business groups: Army, Navy, Air Force and Combat Commands, Space and Intelligence, and Civilian Sector. The new private group includes current private, health, state and local businesses.
The company says this flatter organization is designed to improve the executive team's customer intimacy, with the executive team working closely with new business group leaders to drive SAIC's innovation and go-to-market strategy. He said he will promote mutual cooperation, business development, and improve organic growth. .
“SAIC has an unparalleled history of partnering with our nation's most important mission-driven government customers and delivering a best-in-class portfolio of capabilities,” said Toni Towns Whitley, CEO of SAIC. states. “Looking to the future, we are becoming a more focused, growth-oriented SAIC, driven by an innovation factory and maximizing the potential of our differentiators. This builds on our recent decision to centralize our business development functions to prioritize the quality and pace of execution.”
Four of the five new business groups will be led by SAIC's current senior vice president, who will be promoted to executive vice president and report directly to Townes Whitley.
Josh Jackson, Barbara Supley, Vinny DiFronzo and David Ray will lead the Army, Navy, Air Force, Combatant Commands and Space and Information Business Group, respectively. An external investigation into the private business group is underway.
Bob Genter, president of Defense and Civilian, and Michael LaRouche, president of National Security and Space, are leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
“On behalf of all of SAIC, I would like to thank Bob and Michael for their leadership and meaningful contributions to SAIC,” said Towns-Whitley. “I would also like to congratulate Josh, Barbara, Vinny and David on their promotions. Each brings unique expertise and experience to help us execute on our strategic vision and help our customers navigate complex national security challenges. We believe we are in the best position to support.”