Science Applications International Corp. has announced Chief Financial Officer Charles Mathis is leaving the company at the end of the fiscal year.
Mathis, who joined SAIC in November 2016 as executive vice president and CFO, is retiring and will see the company through Jan. 29, 2021 to ensure a smooth transition while SAIC searches for a successor.
Prior to joining SAIC, he served as executive vice president and CFO for ScanSource, Inc., and as CFO for multiple defense companies including Force Protection, Inc. and EFW, Inc. Mathis has accumulated more than 30 years of financial and accounting experience, and has worked in defense, technology and financial sectors to SAIC.
He also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance and accounting, financial controls, and U.S. government contracting and compliance.
“We are grateful for Charlie’s leadership over these last four years as we have transformed from a $4.5 billion company to the $7.1 billion company we are today,” SAIC CEO Nazzic Keene said. “Charlie’s experience and financial acumen were critical success drivers during our two recent acquisitions, positioning SAIC as a market leader. We wish him all the best during his retirement.”
Mathis began his government accounting career in 2003 as vice president of finance for Fairbanks Morse Engine in Beloit, Wisconsin. He was also awarded his license as a Certified Public Accountant in Wisconsin, and holds his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. He later served as an officer in U.S. Marine Corps. and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.