SAIC appoints new chief financial officer

saicScience Applications International Corp announced on November 7 the appointment of Charles Mathis as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 14, 2016. Interim CFO Maria Bishop will resume her duties as corporate controller. Mathis will report to CEO Tony Moraco.

Mathis joins SAIC from ScanSource Inc., a global public company focused on technology services and products, where he was executive vice president and CFO since 2012. Prior to joining ScanSource, Mathis was executive vice president and CFO for Force Protection Inc., based in South Carolina, where he led strategic and operational improvements of the global defense company. He was also the CFO for Fort Worth-based EFW, Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of the Israeli defense contractor, Elbit Systems.

“Charlie has broad global experience in the defense, technology, and financial sectors,” Moraco said. “We are pleased to welcome Charlie to our executive leadership team and know that his experience in those sectors, as well as his focus on strategic growth, will be a great fit for SAIC. I also want to thank Maria for an exemplary job as interim CFO for the past four months.”

After earning his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, Mathis served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance and accounting, financial controls, and U.S. government contracting and compliance.

Source: SAIC