Leidos Names Kamal Dua as Chief Audit Executive
RESTON, Va., Nov. 6, 2018
RESTON, Va., Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology leader, announced today that Kamal Dua has been named the company's new chief audit executive. Dua will lead the company's internal audit function, which provides independent, objective evaluation of the company's risk management practices, internal controls, and governance processes. He will report to the Audit & Finance Committee of the board of directors and administratively to Leidos General Counsel Jerry Howe.
Dua comes to the role with nearly 35 years of audit and governance experience for a variety of organizations. He most recently served as the vice president of internal audit and compliance for the Harris Corporation, and has served in audit leadership positions for Cable & Wireless Communications PLC, Mitchell & Titus LLP, and Comcast Corporation.
"Kamal's significant audit experience will add exceptional value to our enterprise operations as we prepare to implement a new structure optimized for long-term growth," said Roger Krone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We welcome his broad insight of corporate governance, and look forward to having him as part of our leadership team."
Kamal is a certified public accountant in the U.S. and fellow chartered accountant in the United Kingdom. He holds an M.B.A. from Long Island University, an M.S. in information systems engineering from Polytechnic University, and an M.S. in sustainability management from Columbia University. He is also a candidate for an M.S. in cybersecurity from the University of South Florida.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 29, 2017, and other such filings that Leidos makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.
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