CACI International Inc. announced today 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 comes from Unisys Corporation, where he managed services and technology sales to federal civilian and defense health agencies.
“We welcome Dr. Hess to the CACI team,” said Ken Asbury, CEO of CACI. “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.”
Dr. Hess has 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. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Worldwide General Manager of the Health Solutions business unit for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).
“Dr. Hess’s addition to our team is a significant step forward in CACI’s growth strategy,” said John Mengucci, COO at CACI. “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.”
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.”
In conjunction with Dr. Hess’s appointment, CACI’s Healthcare Solutions Group also announced it is relocating its operating center to Chantilly, Va. 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. And 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.