CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) today announced Timothy R. Knight has been selected to serve as vice president and general manager for the company’s international development business. Knight currently leads the relief and reconstruction programs for this business.
“The men and women of Engility provide extremely valuable expertise to USAID and its mission to deliver economic and humanitarian assistance around the world,” said Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo. “As a leader on the international development team, Tim shares his colleagues’ passion for building a cleaner, safer and more prosperous world. The entire Engility team will benefit from his tremendous knowledge and experience in the international development arena.”
Asif Shaikh, who had been serving as the vice president and general manager for international development efforts, will join Engility’s newly-created Strategic Relations function and will focus on developing and maintaining relationships with Engility’s senior level customers and other government stakeholders. Shaikh was a co-founder and former president of the International Resources Group (IRG), which was one of seven business units that spun off from L-3 Communications in July 2012 to form Engility, and forms the core of Engility’s international development business.
The international development team works through its U.S. government partners to identify and solve complex socio-economic challenges in developing countries. These personnel provide important support in the areas of creating economic growth, resource development and sustainment, stability operations and disaster response, governance and capacity building.
Knight has been with the former IRG since 2000 and successfully developed field-based solutions and oversaw operations in more than 25 countries. Knight is also a former USAID employee and spent several years working in offices that provided humanitarian and disaster relief in numerous countries. He will report to John Heller, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Engility.
About Engility Corporation
Engility is a pure-play government services contractor providing highly skilled personnel wherever, whenever they are needed in a cost-effective manner. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Engility is a leading provider of systems engineering services, training, program management, and operational support for the U.S. Government with about 7,800 employees worldwide and estimated sales of $1.6 billion for 2012. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engilitycorp.com.
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