Terry Phillips has been appointed as Leidos’ senior vice president and chief security officer to lead, manage and direct the activities of the Leidos Global Security Organization.
“Terry has managed some of the Department of Defense’s most sensitive capabilities, technologies and operations and we’re thrilled to welcome him to Leidos,” said Vicki Schmanske, Leidos executive vice president of corporate operations. “His decades of experience will be instrumental as we look to bolster our corporate global security strategy.”
Prior to joining Leidos, Phillips served as executive director of the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations Office of Special Projects, where he managed global enterprise security strategies for the Air Force, Space Force and select DOD Special Access Programs.
Phillips has also served as the director of counterintelligence for the U.S. European Command, where he directed counterintelligence strategy and operations for 53 countries in Europe, Caucasus and Levant.
In his new role, Phillips will oversee the company’s compliance with U.S. and foreign government national security standards.