CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL), today announced that Scott Whatmough has been appointed senior vice president of the Defense Group business. With 35 years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry, Whatmough will lead Engility’s team that delivers highly technical solutions and engineering services in support of the Department of Defense.
“Scott is a highly-respected and accomplished leader with strong relationships in the Pentagon and the Hill, and he has proven experience growing businesses and developing high-performing teams,” said Lynn Dugle, chief executive officer of Engility. “As Engility completes its pivot from ‘low price, technically acceptable’ to a ‘best value’ provider, he will drive our Defense Group’s strategic shift to higher-end markets such as cybersecurity, enterprise modernization and other areas where we can differentiate our solutions.”
Whatmough joins Engility after 30 years at Raytheon, where he most recently led a $900-million military electronics systems business. Prior to that, he worked at RCA Government Systems and Sequoia Systems.
Whatmough holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Rhode Island. During his tenure at Raytheon, he served on the advisory board at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s electrical and computer engineering department, and he was the board chairman for MILCOM, the premier international conference for military communications hosted by AFCEA and IEEE.
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