SAIC announces three new appointments to the Human Resources and Finance Department


RESTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today announced the appointment of two new senior vice presidents of human resources (HR) and a new financial controller.

SAIC has appointed Heather Wilson as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, as SAIC’s Defense and Civilian Human Resources Business Partner. The company also appointed Peter Kidd as the new senior vice president of Total Rewards, overseeing SAIC’s Total Rewards strategy which includes compensation, benefits, rewards, incentives and recognition programs aligned with the overall strategy of the company.

In addition, SAIC announced the appointment of Ben Wanjara as Corporate Controller. These positions represent an ongoing investment and commitment to the functions that enable the company’s growth strategy.

Wilson and Kidd report to Michelle o’hara, Executive Vice President and Director of Human Resources at SAIC. Wanjara reports to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Prabu Natarajan.

In her role, Wilson is responsible for bringing a business-centric approach to the entire employee lifecycle – from the early stages of recruitment and onboarding to career development, training and performance management. Prior to joining SAIC, Wilson held increasingly senior leadership roles at Northrop Grumman, obtaining extensive experience in all aspects of HR.

In his new role, Kidd partners with SAIC CEOs to design, implement and administer compensation and benefits programs designed to attract and retain talent. Prior to joining SAIC, Kidd worked at Perspecta managing a total rewards program and aligning the compensation and benefits programs of three legacy companies.

“As we continue our growth agenda, SAIC has invested in our people to improve our customers’ ability to deliver and enable adoption of advanced technologies,” said O’Hara. “These talented and experienced individuals bring a wealth of experience that will help the SAIC team achieve its strategic goals by driving and accelerating results-based results.”

As SAIC’s corporate controller, Wanjara is responsible for SAIC’s accounting operations, SEC reporting, technical accounting, and shared financial services. Professional with over 22 years of experience in accounting firms and companies of the Big Four in several industries, he most recently served as Vice President and Assistant Corporate Controller at Leidos, leading the Technical Accounting Policy Group, SEC reporting, revenue accounting and consolidation teams, while also serving as a strategic business partner in all functional areas. Wanjara is a Chartered Accountant (CPA), licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

“Ben’s accounting and financial knowledge across different industries and his extensive experiences as a business partner in multiple functional areas are just a few of the reasons why we are delighted to see him leading our organization of controllers,” Natarajan said. . “His leadership and expertise will help SAIC as we continue to execute our long-term growth strategy and deliver strong program performance. ”

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