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Leidos Names Elizabeth Porter as Permanent Health Group President

Elizabeth Porter

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Leidos Names Elizabeth Porter as Permanent Health Group President

Leidos has announced that Elizabeth Porter has been appointed as the new president of the company's health group, effective immediately.

Chairman and CEO Roger Krone, a Potomac Officers Club member and a seven-time Wash100 awardee, said Porter has proven herself in her previous leadership role in the company's civil group, Leidos announced Monday.

"Liz has demonstrated a track record of driving our business and generating growth. As the health market continues to expand and evolve, we are fortunate to leverage her expertise going forward,” Krone said in a statement. 

In her new role, Porter will be responsible for all health group activities, including new business growth technology development and thought leadership. She has held the role in an acting capacity since March 9.

She previously served as operations manager for the civil group's federal energy and environment business. According to Leidos, Porter will leverage her experience in critical infrastructure system engineering and technology, business development and program management.

Currently, Porter serves on the industrial advisory board to the engineering department at Villanova University. She also sits on the board of the American Red Cross of the National Capital Region and is a member of the Healthcare Leadership Council.

Porter earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. 

Leidos is a Fortune 500 company that specializes in information technology, engineering and science solutions. It serves clients in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil and health markets. 

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