Leidos names James Moos Civil Group president
Reston, VA-based Leidos announced on February 17 the appointment of James Moos to civil group president, effective immediately. Moos will report to Chairman and CEO Roger Krone.
The civil group is a $3.7 billion, 9,600-person business providing advanced science, engineering, and technology solutions across commercial, federal, and international customers in information technology, cyber, energy, environment, security, space, transportation, and financial markets. As group president, Moos will have responsibility for all civil group activities including new business growth, technology development and thought leadership.
“Jim has demonstrated over time his commitment to the Leidos team, and his expertise in the civil group markets, developing and implementing strategies that drive our business and generate growth,” said Krone. “I am confident in his abilities to provide strong leadership to this important and growing organization.”
Previously, Moos served as the group’s chief operating officer and deputy group president where he led all matters of business operations, execution and strategy. Most recently, he spearheaded efforts related to Leidos’ planned acquisition of L3Harris Technology’s Security Detection and Automation Businesses, announced on Feb. 4. He joined the company in 1998 and held numerous technical and leadership positions from program management to operating group leadership. Earlier in his career, he worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Morrison Knudsen Corporation.
Moos is a veteran of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program having served in the Navy for seven years and has a bachelor of science degree from Thomas Edison State University and a master of science degree from the University of Central Missouri.