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DeEtte Gray Appoints New Business Development & Strategy Leads for BAE Systems' Intelligence & Security sector

Shape future business pipeline
BAE Systems, Inc. today announced the hiring of two experienced leaders that will help shape the future business pipeline and strategic investments for its Intelligence & Security (I&S) sector — Joanna Cangianelli, appointed vice president of I&S Business Development, and Manish Parikh, appointed vice president of I&S Strategy and Emerging Markets.

“Joanna and Manish each have proven track records of success in business development and strategic planning,” said DeEtte Gray , president of BAE Systems’ sector. “Their vision and expertise will help our sector expand its current market footprint and position our capabilities for new business opportunities in emerging markets both in the U.S. and internationally.”

Joanna Cangianelli joins BAE Systems from Lockheed Martin Corporation, where she spent 17 years and held a succession of positions supporting business development. Most recently, she served as Capture Management director for Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions Defense Division, securing and winning a number of programs including a $4.6 billion contract with the Defense Information Support Agency. Cangianelli also served as director of Lockheed Martin’s Data, Analytics and Services business area, where she was responsible for pipeline development, capture management, new business growth and execution, and business strategy.

Manish Parikh also joins the company from Lockheed Martin Corporation, where he most recently served as the deputy vice president, director of operations. He has more than 20 years of experience providing organizational, business, and technical leadership in IT service management and software development, and helped expand the company into profitable business portfolios.

The I&S sector, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, is one of five sectors comprising BAE Systems, Inc. The sector delivers a broad range of services including IT, cyber operations and intelligence analysis to enable the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats. The company takes pride in managing big data, informing big decisions and supporting critical national security missions that protect the nation and those who serve.

For further information, please contact:
Charles Ratzer
BAE Systems
Intelligence & Security Sector
Mobile: +1 703 321 6342