RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that David M. Kerko and Katharina G. McFarland have been appointed as members of the company’s board of directors, effective upon the closing of the company’s acquisition of Engility Holdings, Inc.
The committees of the board on which Kerko and McFarland will serve will be determined following the closing. The appointments of Kerko and McFarland will bring SAIC’s total board membership to 11.
Kerko has served on the board of directors of Engility since February 2015. He also has served as a consultant to KKR & Co. L.P. since February 2015. Kerko was a director of TASC, Inc. (TASC) from 2009 until February 2015, and until February 2015, he was an executive of KKR. Kerko joined KKR in 1998 and is a former member of the Technology industry team within KKR’s Private Equity platform. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science, Engineering degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.
McFarland has served on the board of directors of Engility since June 2017. She served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition from May 2012 to June 2017. During the same period, McFarland was also appointed Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisitions, Logistics & Technology and Army Acquisition Executive. Prior to her governmental appointments, McFarland served as President of the Defense Acquisition University from November 2010 to May 2012. She received an Honorary Doctoral degree in Engineering from the University of Cranfield, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Queens University in Kingston, Canada, with accreditations in Materials, Electronics and Civil Engineering.
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