Alex Heidt Joins Alion as Senior VP and Group Manager
Executive with Track Record of Substantial Growth in Government and Commercial Sectors to Lead Business Unit
McLean, VA – March 25, 2013 – Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, announced that Alex Heidt has joined the company as a senior vice president and manager of the company’s Acquisition Programs Management Group (APMG).
Heidt brings nearly 25 years of experience and a continuing record of business growth supporting both government and commercial markets worldwide. At Alion, he will head a business unit focused on delivering expert program, acquisition and operational services as well as engineering support to customers throughout the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, international government and commercial organizations.
Prior to joining Alion, Heidt was the senior vice president of business development for Harris Corporation’s information technology services, a $1B business area that provides engineering and professional services internationally. Before that, Heidt led Harris’ Air Force IT Services division. Previously, he held positions of increasing budgetary and business development responsibility at Lockheed Martin, Orbital Sciences Corp. and E-Systems Corp. Heidt is formerly a U.S. Marine.
“Alex’s skill is in finding ways to drive growth through effective business development and strong management. Throughout his career, he has succeeded by understanding how customer needs, the contracting process and organizational dynamics fit together,” said Vice Adm. Scott Fry (USN, Ret.), Alion Sector Senior Vice President and manager of the company’s Engineering and Integration Solutions Sector. “With his global view and management experience, we expect Alex will quickly have an impact on our business, helping us deliver more comprehensive solutions to help our customers achieve their objectives.”
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