Teaneck, New Jersey, Sept 18 (IBNS) Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, on Tuesday announced that Leo S. Mackay, Jr. has been elected to its Board of Directors and will serve on the company's Audit Committee.
Mackay, 51, is currently Vice President, and an elected corporate officer, of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) where he oversees the company's ethics and corporate sustainability programs.
During a career spanning almost three decades, Mackay has held key roles in the U.S. government, and general management positions at Lockheed Martin, ACS State Healthcare, and Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company.
A 1983 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mackay is a former Navy F-14 pilot, a Naval Fighter Weapons School graduate, and a veteran of Operation Earnest Will.
He later served as the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), where he received the Exceptional Service Medal, the VA's highest honor.