VSE Corporation, a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for land, sea and air transportation assets for government and commercial markets, has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors.
Anita D. Britt and Lloyd E. Johnson were each appointed to the VSE Board of Directors as independent directors, effective July 19, 2022. Ms. Britt and Mr. Johnson will join the VSE Board as part of the Board’s succession planning and potential retirements of existing board members.
“We are pleased to welcome both Anita and Lloyd to the VSE Board of Directors,” stated General Ralph E. Eberhart, chairman of VSE. “Both incoming directors are accomplished finance executives with decades of commercial experience at respected, world-class public companies committed to delivering long-term value for shareholders. We are confident they will provide valuable perspectives integral to our continued, profitable growth.”
“Over the last three years, VSE has undergone a successful business transformation, prioritizing leadership within higher-margin verticals, product and capabilities expansions and opportunistic investments in high-return, adjacent markets,” stated John Cuomo, president and CEO of VSE. “As our business continues to evolve, we are committed to ensuring that our Board composition is diverse, with a variety of backgrounds, skills, experiences, and perspectives represented. We are excited to welcome Anita and Lloyd to the Board during this next chapter of growth.”
Anita D. Britt. Ms. Britt brings a wealth of corporate finance, capital markets and board-level experience. Previously, she served as the Chief Financial Officer for Perry Ellis International and held senior financial leadership positions at Jones Apparel Group and Urban Brands. She currently serves on the board of directors for urban-gro, Smith & Wesson Brands and Delta Apparel. Ms. Britt is a Certified Public Accountant; a Board Leadership Fellow as designated by the National Association of Corporate Directors; and holds a Carnegie Mellon Cybersecurity Oversight Certification.
Lloyd E. Johnson. Mr. Johnson brings a strong background in management consulting, mergers and acquisitions, internal audit and commercial operations experience. Previously, Mr. Johnson served as Global Managing Director, Finance and Internal Audit at Accenture Corporation; Executive Director, M&A and General Auditor for Delphi Automotive PLC; and held senior financial leadership positions at Emerson Electric Corporation, Sara Lee Corporation and Shaw Food Services. Mr. Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the National Association of Corporate Directors Directorship Certification designation. Mr. Johnson is currently a board member for Haemonetics Corporation, Apogee Enterprises, Beazer Homes USA, and AARP.
Following these new appointments and potential retirements, the VSE Board will return to nine directors, eight of whom are independent, and four of whom are members of diverse communities.