Lt. Gen David Ohle (USA, Ret.) Joins Alion
Former Army Deputy Chief of Staff Joins Technology Solutions Provider from CSC, Brings Wealth of Strategic Skills and Experience
McLean, VA – November 26, 2008 – Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, announced that it has hired Lt. Gen. David H. Ohle (USA, Ret.) as Sector Senior Vice President and Manager of the Defense Operations and Integration Sector. Ohle joins Alion after more than six years at CSC Corporation, where he headed a business unit focused on the needs of Army customers. Prior to that, Ohle served as Corporate Vice President for Human Resources at Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX.
“Having a leader of Dave’s caliber at Alion gives us a tremendous advantage,” said Chairman and CEO Bahman Atefi. “His track record speaks for itself. He is a critical thinker who is not bound by the status quo, which he’s proved throughout his Army career. In his last role, he was responsible for growing Army programs to more than $800 million in value. He is ready to immediately step into his new role and contribute to Alion’s growth, expansion and ongoing success.”
A career Army officer, Ohle retired after 32 years of active service. His last position was Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel where, among other successes, he reengineered the personnel functions of the Army Staff into a new, Human Resource focused organization. His other positions within the U.S. Army included Director, Officer Personnel Management Systems Study XXI Task Force and Deputy Commandant, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He has also served on the faculty of the US Military Academy at West Point and the National War College in Washington, DC.
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