RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today the appointment of two new members to the MAXIMUS Board of Directors, Gayathri Rajan and Anne K. Altman, effective immediately.
Ms. Rajan is Vice President of Product Management at Google, where she currently oversees the monetization of Google Maps, having previously led initiatives for the Internet of Things, Google Offers and Payments. She has been a product manager at Google since January 2006. Ms. Rajan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.
Ms. Altman recently retired from a distinguished career at IBM where she served in a variety of roles and functions. Most recently she was the general manager of U.S. Federal and Government Industries at IBM, and previously held the role of general manager, Global Public Sector. In those roles she led the transformation of its public sector business, incorporating advanced capabilities including security, analytics, cognitive, digital, commerce and cloud. Ms. Altman is actively involved with public sector industry groups including the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council, the Professional Services Council and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Additionally, she is active with civic groups and serves on the National Symphony Orchestra‘s Executive Committee as the Treasurer and chairs the Finance Committee. Ms. Altman holds a bachelor’s of science degree in marketing from George Mason University.
“We are very pleased to welcome Ms. Rajan and Ms. Altman to our board of directors. They bring skill sets and a fresh approach that will complement our other board members. Ms. Rajan’s technical experience and Ms. Altman’s deep knowledge of our government customer base will be a tremendous asset to the Company,” stated Peter Pond, Chairman of the MAXIMUS Board of Directors.
The Company also announced that Marilyn R. Seymann and James R. Thompson, Jr. will retire from its board of directors effective January 1, 2017.
Mr. Pond, concluded, “On behalf of the MAXIMUS Board of Directors and the Company’s management team, I offer our sincere appreciation to Dr. Seymann and Governor Thompson for their many years of dedicated service. They provided us with valuable insights and leadership and we wish them well in their future endeavors.”
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 18,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit maximus.com.