McQueen brings more than 18 years strategic communications and public affairs expertise.
HERNDON, VA — December 11, 2017 – Peraton has named Matt McQueen Chief Communications Officer.
McQueen will have responsibility for Peraton’s communications strategy and execution, including media relations, employee communications, branding, and executive communications. He most recently led the Communications team for Northrop Grumman’s Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions and Space ISR Systems divisions, and had enterprise responsibilities for the company’s cyber branding efforts. Earlier in his career, McQueen held senior roles in Northrop Grumman’s strategic communications, government relations, strategic planning, and business development functions. He brings extensive experience in integrated communications, public policy, and technology market development.
“We are pleased to welcome Matt to our executive team,” said CEO Stu Shea. “With Peraton’s fresh brand identity, Matt will help Peraton communicate the company’s differentiators in the key markets we serve: cyber, space, and intelligence. He deeply understands the dynamics of our industry and customers, and is a proven leader in driving strategic communications and advocacy campaigns on a global scale.”
McQueen holds a master’s degree in organizational management and science from The George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from The College of Wooster. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for several non-profit organizations, including the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Lead Virginia, George Mason University Honors College, and currently chairs the WashingtonExec MARCOM Council.
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs 3,500 people across the U.S. and Canada. Visit Peraton.com/News and follow @PeratonCorp on Twitter for news and updates.
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