Technology integrator Science Applications International Corp. has announced the appointment of Dr. Garth Graham to its board of directors.
Graham serves as director and global head of health care and public health partnerships at YouTube and is a former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health and Human Services.
SAIC board chair Donna Morea welcomed Graham to the board, describing him as “a leading authority on social determinants of health and health equity.”
“His broad experience in health care, technology, and groundbreaking programs in public and community health settings brings a unique perspective that will further guide SAIC as a leader in digital transformation and service to our citizens,” Morea added.
Garth earned his medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine. He has three board certifications including internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology.
He will serve on the human resources and compensation committee, bringing the board’s total membership to 10. With his appointment, SAIC’s board is composed of 60% women and people of color.
“SAIC’s board is committed to aligning with SAIC’s inclusion, diversity, and equity values,” Morea said. “A more inclusive and diverse board enables us to offer richer, relevant experiences and authentic perspectives to drive exceptional business results.”
SAIC’s board of directors will also welcome new board fellow, Mike McGrew, executive vice president, chief communications and corporate social responsibility and diversity officer for Constellation Brands, a Fortune 500 company and international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits based in Victor, New York.