CACI Appoints Dr. Anthony Hess as Senior Vice President, Healthcare Solutions Group
Accomplished Industry Leader Highlights Focus on Growth in Healthcare Market Area
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CACI International Inc (NYS: CACI) announced today that it has appointed Anthony (Tony) C. Hess, Ph.D. to serve as Senior Vice President to lead the Healthcare Solutions Group within its Federal Civilian Solutions organization. Dr. Hess is a leader and innovator with more than 22 years of success delivering high-profile software and IT professional services in healthcare and life sciences, energy and the environment, and agriculture and natural resources. His appointment reflects CACI's continued focus and expansion in its healthcare market area.
Dr. Hess comes to CACI from Unisys Corporation, where he managed services and technology sales to federal civilian and defense health agencies. His previous positions included serving as Senior Vice President and Worldwide General Manager of the Health Solutions business unit for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he had direct responsibility for a Healthcare and Life Sciences organization composed of 2,100 staff with operations in 44 states and 11 countries.
In conjunction with Dr. Hess's appointment, CACI's Healthcare Solutions Group is relocating its operating center to Chantilly, Virginia. With the recent acquisitions of Emergint Technologies and IDL Solutions, CACI is expanding its health-related support for the Department of Health and Human Services, where it already has a major presence in the Centers for Disease Control and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CACI has long-term presence in the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare markets and is focusing its growth in data analytics, surveillance, and care support surrounding electronic health record initiatives. As the prime developer of the VA's Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) program, CACI is leading a critically important, high-visibility initiative that is improving medical care and benefits for veterans.
Commenting on joining CACI, Dr. Hess said, "I am impressed by the quality of CACI's healthcare solutions and the investment the company is making to build its healthcare business. I believe that federal agencies will benefit from selecting from our distinctive suite of products and services to meet the challenge of providing transformative healthcare solutions that save government money and deliver taxpayer value."
John Mengucci, CACI's Chief Operating Officer, added, "Dr. Hess's addition to our team is a significant step forward in CACI's growth strategy. We already have a strong background in Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs health IT and services. His leadership will leverage our recent acquisitions of Emergint and IDL into new opportunities in the Department of Health and Human Services and sustain our growth across the entire federal healthcare market."
Ken Asbury, CACI's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We welcome Dr. Hess to the CACI team. His proven ability to lead the development and delivery of information solutions and services in the U.S. federal health and life sciences arenas adds an essential element to our already extensive healthcare capabilities. His impressive position in the healthcare industry and record of growth managing large programs across diverse government agencies will ensure that we continue providing industry-leading solutions in government healthcare."
CACI provides information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian clients. A member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies and the Russell 2000 Index, CACI provides dynamic careers for approximately 15,000 employees working in over 120 offices worldwide. Visit www.caci.com.
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