ARLINGTON, Va. — BAE Systems announces the appointment of Ruth Bowers as vice president for general services administration (GSA) programs within its customer solutions operating group.
Bowers will lead the company’s implementation of the recently-awarded GSA Alliant contract. In August, BAE Systems was one of 29 companies awarded contracts under the 10-year, $50 billion Multiple Award/Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity Alliant program.
“Ruth Bowers is a highly-regarded professional within our industry who brings a proven track record leading significant GSA contract efforts. Her demonstrated performance, combined with her history of cooperation and partnership with GSA, brings a proven leader to our Alliant endeavors,” said Rick Schieffelin, president of BAE Systems’ information technology.
“Our partnership with GSA and commitment to excellence in service delivery requires that we provide the best leadership available in industry, and Ruth exemplifies the exceptional standards we intend to maintain for GSA.” BAE Systems was one of 29 companies awarded contracts under the ten-year, $50 billion Multiple Award/Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (MA/IDIQ) Alliant program.
Bowers is a certified program management professional with more than 25 years in the federal IT marketplace. She has experience managing government-wide acquisition contract service centers and has been an effective partner with GSA on major programs including GSA Millennia, Millennia Lite and ANSWER.
As an operating group within BAE Systems, customer solutions is a leading provider of integrated technical and professional service solutions for the U.S. national security and federal civilian markets through three lines of business — information technology, technology solutions and services, and ship repair.