QinetiQ North America Names Dr. Mark Hewitt Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

QinetiQ North America Names Dr. Mark Hewitt Executive Vice President and Chief
                               Strategy Officer

PR Newswire

RESTON, Va., April 10, 2013

RESTON, Va., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --QinetiQ North America (QNA) today
announced the appointment of Dr. Mark Hewitt as executive vice president and
chief strategy officer. Hewitt joined QNA in January 2010 as senior vice
president for strategy in the QNA Technology Solutions Group. He then led the
Maritime and Transportation division and served as executive vice president
for operations and strategic development.

Prior to joining QNA, Hewitt led defense and intelligence programs at the
Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Prior to this he
was a visiting scholar at George Washington University's Center for
International Science and Technology Policy. His government service includes
leadership in the Defense Department where he served as deputy assistant
secretary of defense for continuity and crisis management and at the Federal
Bureau of Investigation where he led an interagency cyber intelligence unit.

In his role as EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Hewitt will lead strategy
formulation, corporate development and strategic investments. He will also
oversee business development activities and will lead QNA defense and
commercial innovation programs.

"Mark has been a valuable member of the QNA executive team and I am honored to
continue working with him to build our QNA future," said JD Crouch, Chief
Executive Officer of QinetiQ North America. "Mark will play a central role in
assessing our core markets, crafting our business strategy, identifying new
opportunities and driving growth."

Hewitt holds a B.S. in political science from the University of Utah, an M.S.
in defense and strategic studies from Missouri State University, and a Ph.D.
in public policy from George Washington 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 visitwww.qinetiq-na.com and join our conversation at

Katerina Paskaris
QinetiQ North America

SOURCE QinetiQ North America

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