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December 14, 2012
Santeon Group Enters into Contract with the MITRE Corporation to Provide Agile Services
By Sujata Garud, TMCnet Contributor
Santeon Group has entered into a new contract with the MITRE Corporation to provide Agile (News - Alert) coaching and consulting services to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The contract, which is applicable for 2012 and all of 2013, was given to the company based on its successful performance during the first contract that was awarded in January 2012.
Dr. Ash Rofail, chairman and CEO of Santeon, said, "I'm pleased to announce that MITRE has once again selected Santeon to provide Agile coaching an consulting services to one of its most important customers: the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This contract is one more example that Santeon is a respected and acknowledged thought-leader and business partner of enterprises looking to effectively implement Agile change in their organizations. Santeon looks forward to an expanding relationship with key business partners like The MITRE Corporation (News - Alert).”
The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government. It operates federally funded research and development centers for the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Recently, Santeon Group selected FTI Consulting to provide the company with strategic communications advisory services. FTI was selected based on its depth of experience in financial advisory services coupled with its experience in strategic communications services for smaller, publicly listed companies.
Rofail commented, “With many positive developments over the last several months, we believe there is an opportunity to enhance our communications efforts. As a result, we have engaged FTI for its expertise and clear understanding of Santeon's growth objectives and current challenges.”
Jay Frankl, senior managing director at FTI Consulting, said, “We are pleased to be working together with Santeon. Through our strategic relationship, we hope to create a communications plan that aligns with the company's evolution and reinforces its near- and long-term goals to drive shareholder value.”
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Edited by Brooke Neuman
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