Science Applications International Corp. of McLean, VA announced on February 1 that it has appointed Shane Canestra as director of Investor Relations, effective immediately. Canestra will succeed Paul Levi, who is transitioning to the role of Corporate Development, and maintaining his Sector Finance Operations duties.
Canestra joined SAIC in 1999 as a senior financial controller and most recently served as a senior manager within Investor Relations, responsible for assisting with the communication of the company’s performance and strategic direction, competitive analysis, creation of investor communications, and representation of investor sentiment to management.
“Shane has been a critical component of our Investor Relations team since 2011. He is the ideal person to assume the Investor Relations function from Paul as we continue to execute our strategy and shareholder value proposition. Shane’s experience and knowledge of our market space will ensure a smooth transition and continued effective communication with the investment community,” said Charlie Mathis, SAIC chief financial officer.
“Since joining legacy SAIC in 1986, Paul has made significant contributions to the finance team and the company in his various roles, to include leading our Investor Relations team for the past six years,” Mathis said. “Paul is a valued leader, and his broad knowledge of the company has and will continue to be instrumental in our success. We look forward to his continued growth and contributions in his new role.”