Leidos Exec Lou Von Thaer Takes Helm at DynCorp

Lou Von Thaer

Lou Von Thaer

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 24, 2015 — Lou Von Thaer, former national security sector president at Leidos, has joined DynCorp International as the new CEO to replace interim chief executive Jim Geisler, who occupied the caretaker role for 10 months, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday.

DynCorp said Monday Thaer brings three decades of leadership experience and ISR, systems solutions, cyber and logistics work to the McLean-based firm.

“DI is a great company whose work around the world truly does make a difference,” said Von Thaer, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2015.

“I am honored and excited to take on this new role and lead DI in reaching its goals.”

Prior to Leidos, Von Thaer occupied various leadership posts at General Dynamics, including more than eight years as corporate vice president and president of the company’s advanced information systems division.

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