QinetiQ North America Names Richard Burke Director of Strategic Programs

   QinetiQ North America Names Richard Burke Director of Strategic Programs

PR Newswire

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 22, 2013

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America (QNA) today
announced the appointment of Richard M. Burke as director of strategic
programs of its Mission and Information Solutions business unit. In this role,
Burke will be responsible for aligning QNA's advanced capabilities in the
areas of cyber intelligence, agile software development, big data and mobility
solutions with the missions of the company's homeland and national security

Prior to joining QNA, Burke served for eight years in a number of senior
positions in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), most recently as a
director (SES) of the Plans Division within the Office of Operations
Coordination and Planning. In this capacity, Burke led the effort to build
department and interagency operations plans across the homeland security
spectrum of operations, including the DHS Counterterrorism Plan, 9/11
Anniversary Plan and the development and nationwide implementation of the
National Terrorism Advisory System. Prior to joining DHS, Burke served in the
U.S. Marine Corps as a judge advocate and logistics officer, including service
in Operation Enduring Freedom, and in the private sector as a trial attorney.

"Richard is a tremendous addition to our team," said John Sutton, executive
vice president and general manager of the Mission and Information Solutions
business unit at QinetiQ North America. "His extensive experience in strategic
and operational planning, crisis management, and policy will further bolster
the mission critical services we deliver to homeland and national security

Burke holds a Master of Science degree in national security strategy from the
National War College, a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School, and a
Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Colgate University.

About QinetiQ North America
QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250
company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:QQ.L). Operating in North
America, QNA delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and
innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on U.S. government and
commercial customers. Its engineers, scientists and other professionals
deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission
knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly
changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information
assurance customers. QNA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more
information visit www.qinetiq-na.com and join our conversation at

Katerina Paskaris

SOURCE QinetiQ North America

Website: http://www.qinetiq-na.com
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