SAIC taps new EVP of new Leidos business

Thomas was formerly acting president of SAIC's national security business

Edit: This story has been updated to include that Thomas retired as a major general.  

Science Applications International Corp. has named John Thomas executive vice president for strategic development of Leidos, the national security focused business that will be created when SAIC splits in two.

As executive vice president, Thomas will be responsible for strategy, mergers and acquisitions, communications and government legislative affairs, SAIC said in a release.

Before his promotion, Thomas was acting president for SAIC’s National Security Sector, as well as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s intelligence systems business unit.

Before SAIC, he was an active duty Army intelligence officer, retiring as a major general.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Wilkes University and a master’s degree from University of Southern California.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here


  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More


    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.