Kenneth J. Krieg
Mr. Krieg has been a director since 2008. Mr. Krieg serves as the head of Samford Global Strategies, an advisory and consulting practice which he founded in 2007. Since 2010, Mr. Krieg has also held the position of Executive in Residence with Renaissance Strategic Advisors, one of the leading consultancies supporting premier firms in the aerospace, defense, space, intelligence, and government services industry. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Krieg served in several positions within the DoD, including as the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics from 2005 to 2007 where he had overall responsibility for the DoD’s procurement, research and development programs. Prior to joining the DoD, he spent 11 years working for the International Paper Company, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of the Office and Consumer Papers Division.
Mr. Krieg currently serves as lead independent director with BWX Technologies, Inc. and also serves as a member of the board of Sparton Corporation. He has previously served on the boards of Tempus Applied Solutions Holdings, Inc., API Technologies Corp. and Logistics Management Institute. Mr. Krieg has a bachelor of arts degree in history from Davidson College and a master’s degree in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Mr. Krieg has significant experience overseeing major research, development, and procurement programs for the DoD. His background provides our board with valuable insight into acquisition priorities and considerations of the U.S. government, and he has significant experience in FOCI mitigation and public company governance. Mr. Krieg is a proxy holder and was appointed to our board in accordance with the Commitment Letter.