Horace Blackman to lead CGI’s defense, intelligence and space business
On March 15, Fairfax, VA-based CGI Federal announced that Horace Blackman has been promoted to senior vice president and lead of the company’s Defense, Intelligence and Space business unit, effective immediately. In this new role, Blackman is responsible for shaping the business unit’s strategic development and growth, further expanding on the company’s growing defense, intelligence and space markets, including the recent acquisitions of TeraThink and ARRAY. He will report to CGI Federal President Stephanie Mango.
For over 20 years, Blackman has worked with government organizations to support their missions and deliver impactful change through business and information technology solutions. Prior to joining CGI, Blackman held leadership roles focused on business development, program execution and strategic planning at major civilian and defense contractors. Additionally, he spent six years in various IT leadership roles at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
“During the past few years, our Defense, Intelligence and Space business unit has expanded its business strategy and capabilities to further align to our clients’ mission-critical needs,” stated Stephanie Mango, CGI Federal president. “Mr. Blackman brings substantial private and public sector expertise and a decades-long track record of successful growth and value to mission-critical programs. His leadership will enable us to further expand our defense, intelligence and space capabilities as we focus our business strategy on profitable growth.”
“I’m excited and humbled to assume this important and impactful role. I look forward to working with the incredibly talented and successful team within the Defense, Intelligence and Space business unit,” said Blackman. “Drawing upon our work with the Defense Intelligence Agency, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps, we will continue to help our clients transform our nation’s defense posture and protect our nation and our fellow citizens.”
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