After the successful completion of Peraton’s acquisition of Northrop Grumman’s integrated Mission Support and IT Solutions business on Feb. 1, Peraton has aligned the company around four business sectors and named a handful of new members to its executive leadership team.
The four business sectors and their presidents are:
Space & Intelligence: This sector incorporates several new marquee programs and will be led by Roger Mason, previously president of Space, Intelligence & Cyber at Peraton.
Cyber Mission: This sector delivers full-spectrum cyber programs and will be led by Tom Afferton, previously vice president of Defense & Intelligence at Northrop Grumman.
Global Defense & Security: This sector incorporates several new programs that deepen Peraton’s ability to provide integrated technology solutions to global defense customers, and will be led by John Coleman, previously president of Defense & Homeland Security at Peraton.
Civil & Health: This sector delivers advanced, mission-specific technology solutions for citizen and human services agencies, and will be led by Tarik Reyes, previously vice president of Civil & Health at Northrop Grumman.
Additionally, Peraton has created three new executive leadership roles.
- Chief Performance Officer Erik Buice is responsible for ensuring the adoption and application of quality and certification standards across Peraton’s portfolio.
- Chief Strategy Officer Chris Valentino is tasked with leading the strategic market creation of Peraton.
- Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Laila Salguero is charged with working across Peraton’s sectors and functions to help align the company’s DE&I goals with measurable business outcomes.
“I am thrilled to welcome Tom, Tarik, Erik, Chris, and Laila to Peraton’s executive leadership team,” said Peraton Chairman, President and CEO Stu Shea. “As Peraton expands we will be faced with a complex range of new opportunities and challenges across our functions and businesses, and I am confident that our new leaders will be integral to Peraton’s success.”