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Camber Corporation announces the promotion of John Lord to President of the company.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In John's previous position as Camber's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, John led the realignment of the company to better define and focus on Camber's markets in a resource constrained environment, and has driven the company to increased prime contract bids and awards through an emphasis on cross-Camber collaboration.  Walter Batson, Camber's CEO said, "John is deserving of this promotion.  His leadership focuses on growth in current and new markets and on our people.  When I first hired John, I wanted to bring to our company someone whom I could trust and who had the experience to guide Camber through a very difficult business environment for our industry and who could continue to grow Camber to a much larger company."

About his promotion, John said, "I am honored to be Camber's new President.  There are talented people all across Camber doing great things for our customers and in our communities.  My leadership emphasis will continue to be focused on our people and on our growth, outworking the competition, and providing value to our customers.  I am highly confident in the future of Camber."

Prior to Camber, John was the Deputy Group President for SAIC's Defense Solutions Group, headquartered in McLean, Virginia.  John was part of the Office of the Group President where he supported Defense Group growth and operational initiatives.  He also had functional responsibility for the Group's Contracts, Pricing, Procurement, Security, and Program Execution organizations, and served in several capacities during his seven year career at SAIC.

Prior to joining SAIC, John was the Chief Operating Officer for Preston Aviation Solutions, an international, wholly-owned subsidiary of the Boeing Company, where he focused on leading Preston's businesses in the Americas and Europe.  Preston experienced significant growth in these regions under John's leadership, including major deals with the FAA, NAV Canada, Eurocontrol and most of the major civil aviation authorities and airlines in Europe.

Camber Corporation is a premier intel, cyber, systems engineering and information technology company.  Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Huntsville, AL, Camber has over 2,000 employees in over 100 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia delivering ISO 9001:2008 certified, high-value solutions to customers worldwide.

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