Cofoni to retire at CACI; other leader changes planned
- By David Hubler
- Jun 06, 2012
Paul Cofoni will retire as president and CEO of CACI International Inc. December 1, the company announced today.
To support a smooth and efficient CEO transition, effective July 1, he will assume the role of chief adviser to Executive Chairman of the Board J.P. (Jack) London.
Current President of U.S. Operations Daniel Allen will be appointed president and CEO and current Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Operations John Mengucci will be named COO and president of U.S. Operations.
Cofoni joined CACI as president of U.S. Operations in August 2005, and was named president and CEO in July 2007.
Under his guidance, CACI grew from approximately 9,500 employees to its current base of some 14,600 professionals. The company also set records for financial performance, more than doubling in revenue from $1.6 billion in 2005 to the currently projected $3.8 billion for its FY12, including the integration of more than 20 acquisitions, according to the June 6 announcement.
In 2011, he was recognized as Government Contractor Executive of the Year and was instrumental in CACI's selection as the 2009 Government Contractor of the Year for companies in its class.
He is a two-time recipient of Federal Computer Week's "Fed 100" honor roll of IT pioneers in the federal government, and his leadership was integral to Fortune magazine's selection of CACI as among the 2012 Most Admired Companies in the world.
Allen joined CACI as COO of U.S. Operations in March 2011. His 30 years of experience includes leading the development and delivery of information solutions in such areas as intelligence, cyberspace, and enterprise IT services for intelligence community, Defense Department and federal civilian clients.
In January 2012, he was named president of U.S. Operations
Mengucci joined CACI as COO of U.S. Operations in February 2012, also bringing considerable expertise in implementing successful business strategies for multibillion-dollar organizations, as well as extensive experience in serving the needs of both federal civilian and DOD clients.
Mengucci will focus on operational excellence and driving increased efficiencies in CACI business practices.
CACI, of Arlington, Va., ranks No. 14 on Washington Technology’s 2011 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.