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Alexandria, VA, United States, 2010/05/04 - VSE Corporation (Nasdaq: VSEC) announced that Clifford M. Kendall, a director of VSE since 2001, has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman by the board of directors. NASDAQ: VSEC
His appointment follows the resignation of Donald M. Ervine as Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Ervine will remain on the VSE board.
A veteran of the IT services industry, Mr. Kendall has 40 years of leadership experience, including 27 years as Chairman and 21 years as CEO of Computer Data Systems, Inc, a company that was founded in 1968. Mr. Kendall also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Maryland.
“On behalf of the board and management team, I want to thank Don for his outstanding service to VSE during his long and dedicated tenure with the company,” said Mr. Kendall. “His leadership has been instrumental to the growth of the company, and we look forward to his continued contributions to the VSE board.”
Mr. Ervine said,” The transition process to the new CEO has been successfully completed. After eighteen years as Chairman, for a variety of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from the Chairmanship. Cliff’s keen business acumen and wealth of leadership experience make him an ideal person to lead our board. We have been fortunate to have Cliff as a board member, and I look forward to his leadership as our board chairman.”
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