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Senior Leadership Team

Meet and get to know the Team Leidos senior leadership team members who are supporting the LCS(T) programme.

Matt Wiles

Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Leidos Europe

  • Former 2-Star Director General of the UK MoD’s Joint Supply Chain.
  • Managing Director, Defence at Serco with 100+ service-based contracts turning over $1Bn annually.
  • Former HR Director for the Royal Air Force
  • Master’s in Business Administration
  • Fellow of Chartered Institutes of Purchasing & Supply, Logistics and Transport and Personnel Development

Alison Noon-Jones

Human Resources Director

  • 30 years human resources, organisational development and transformation experience including greenfield proposition, major acquisition and transformation programmes for General Motors, D S Smith and EADS.
  • Led successful bid proposal and HR delivery for FireControl (Emergency Response) Programme for Cassidian Defence and Security Systems (EADS- Airbus Space and Defence).
  • Chartered Member of Institute of Personnel and Development.

Paul Cunningham

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Director

  • Retired from MOD as Royal Navy Commodore (1*) in 2013
  • Held 3 senior management roles in what is now LCS, from 2006-2012: Director Food Procurement 2006-9, Director on (former) DSDA Board 2009-10 as Director Disposals, Director on LCS Board 2010-12 as Director of Logistic Services (in charge of MOD’s Storage and Distribution)

Joe Chatfield

Transition Manager

  • 15 Years Program Management (PM) experience to include 2 years as the OCONUS (U.S. CONDO) PM for the MRAP JLI Program
  • 6 Years Transition Management Experience to include leading or overseeing 20+ transitions, of which 5 were of equal size and complexity to LCS(T)

Howard Hughes

Director of Storage, Distribution, and Freight

  • Joined Kuehne and Nagel in 2009
  • Led the KN UK Contract Logistics Aviation sector which involved representing the UK on KN LLP Operations Management Committee for the European wide Airbus contract.
  • Customer base included Civil and Military Aircraft manufacturers, Airlines and Industry 1st Tier suppliers.
  • Supplied services such as AOG, Wing Wrapping, Chemical Management and Heavy Lifting of Aircraft components to customers including Airbus, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic through Sky Logistics.
  • Prior to joining KN worked in Logistics for NYK and Ryder and Manufacturing for Johnson Controls.
  • As well as the Aviation sector, experience includes Automotive, Retail & Industrial sectors for customers such as GM, Ford, JCB, Land Rover, Toyota, and Nissan.

Keith Dewhurst

Director of TVS LCS(T)

  • 25+ years experience including IT Lead in India (TVS, 2011 – to date), implementing the Msys Systems Suite into TVS India across various logistics contracts
  • Acting MD, TVS SCS 2010-2011, led the business across the Defence, Automotive, and Beverage sectors
  • IT Systems Director, 2001-2010, project leadership for continuous improvement and responsibility for IT systems, development, infrastructure and service delivery
  • Six Sigma Black Belt and Successful Project Management (SPM) trained

David Jeanes

Director of Commodity Support Services

  • 25 years of experience working in supply chain and procurement management
  • Trading Director of DHL NHS Supply Chain responsible for over £1.2bn of annual spend with the NHS and contract market coverage of c.£2bn with remit to deliver improved framework penetration and compliance whilst delivering £60m in cash-releasing savings in two and half years on an index linked basis.
  • Development of procurement and supply chain functionality for an online retail business in the automotive sector enabling them to establish a leading market share position.
  • Commercial Director introducing leading edge supply chain and product marketing practices in private equity backed automotive business, overseeing a successful growth in resale value through the reduction of costs.
  • Introduced low cost direct sourcing programmes, inventory forecasting solutions and e-procurement platforms for both consumer and ‘Goods Not for Resale’ markets with leading organisations: Tesco, Kingfisher Group and Safeway.

Jaynie Davis

Director of Leidos Supply Limited

  • Over 25 years’ experience in the Defence sector, leading teams from both Commercial & Supply Chain environments to serve customers across both public & private sectors.
  • Successfully delivered various transformation programmes for EADS Airbus including; as Head of Subcontract Commercial leading its creation and sustainment to drive commercial acumen into the supply chain. As Head of Project Sourcing, managing the development and implementation of the European Strategic Sourcing Plan, aligning the procurement systems and process across the UK & Europe businesses to drive efficiencies.
  • Head of Procurement for Babcock Defence & Security, managing the Managed Procurement Services, for a Government Agency, provisioning over 400,000 commodities and positively delivering annual gainshare.
  • Member of the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management and completed a Diploma in Business

Hayden Organ

Director of Distribution, Storage and Freight Integration

  • Served in the British Army as a Gunner for 6 years
  • 29 years’ experience working in supply chain management with Norfolk Line, Maersk and Kuehne + Nagel
  • Sales executive at Norfolk Line assisting large retail, FMCG and industrial companies with their European logistics requirements.
  • Held positions with Maersk Line including Regional Manager for the Midlands as well as National Sales Manager of Maersk Logistics
  • Kuehne + Nagel Supply Chain Development Manager responsible for KN’s approach to the market in integrated supply chain solutions. Managed the inbound supply chain for KN’s largest Seafreight customer globally.
  • Created the Customer Solutions team for KN’s North West Europe region focussing on inbound supply chains for numerous large retailers and FMCG companies sourcing from Asia
  • Regional Manager for KN’s Lead Logistics Solutions North West Europe region developing customer driven integrated supply chain solutions.