Leidos Chief Executive Officer Roger Krone Honored with CR Magazine 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year Award
PR Newswire 13-Oct-2017 11:00 AM
RESTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a Fortune 500 science and technology company, announced that Roger Krone, Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was recognized as a Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year. Krone received the award at the organization's annual COMMIT!Forum on October 12 at the MGM National Harbor, Md. These awards are presented to CEOs, who during the previous year put themselves at personal and professional risk in order to deliver on their corporate responsibility promises.
Krone received this award in recognition of his strong commitment and personal stewardship of corporate responsibility initiatives across Leidos. He emphasizes four main cause areas to underpin the company's overall philanthropic strategy: Basic Needs and Wellness; STEM Education; National Security Families; and Corporate Ethics & Leadership/Diversity & Inclusion.
Krone commits significant leadership focus, personal time, and financial resources to corporate responsibility, including charitable giving and Leidos employee outreach. During his tenure at Leidos, he has doubled the company's charitable budget and encouraged employees to contribute in meaningful ways. As a true steward of corporate responsibility, he remains focused on growing his people, supporting the communities where Leidos employees live and work, and is committed to solving the world's toughest challenges.
"A successful company means being a strong corporate citizen, serving customers and communities alike, in a sustainable way," said Roger Krone, Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "I am humbled to receive this award from CR Magazine, which is a recognition of the exceptional Leidos workforce and the great work they do in our communities."
About Leidos Leidos is a Fortune 500 science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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