Alion Science and Technology announced earlier this week that Alex Heidt has joined the company as its Senior Vice President and Manager of Alion’s Acquisition Programs Management Group. Heidt will lead a business unit focused on delivering expert program, acquisition and operational services as well as engineering support to customers throughout the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, international government and commercial organizations.
“Throughout his career, he has succeeded by understanding how customer needs, the contracting process and organizational dynamics fit together,” said Vice Adm. Scott Fry (USN, Ret.), senior vice president and manager of Alion’s Engineering and Integration Solutions Sector. “With his global view and management experience, we expect Alex will quickly have an impact on our business, helping us deliver more comprehensive solutions to help our customers achieve their objectives.”
Prior to his current role, Heidt served as senior vice president of business development for Harris Corporation’s IT services and went on to lead the company’s Air Force IT services division. Heidt also led positions of budgetary and business development responsibility at Lockheed Martin, Orbital Sciences Corp. and E-Systems Corp.