McLean, VA — May 26, 2012 – Major General John Phillips brings more than 30 years of comprehensive acquisition, aviation, IT, logistics, and leadership experience to DGC International. He served as Vice President of Government Services for Honeywell, where he held several positions of increasing importance since 1997. Prior to joining Honeywell, John served as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics) overseeing an organization of 850,000 military and civilian personnel with a budget of $114 billion. In this capacity he established an outsourcing and privatization program for the Federal government. He led the 1994 Quadrennial Defense Review. The recipient of over 250 awards and decorations, John was honored with Vice President Al Gore’s Hammer Award in 1999.
He served for more than 27 years in the United States Air Force, retiring with the rank of Major General. His last assignment was Commander, McClellan AFB, California. The military depot was responsible for aircraft, satellites, and microelectronic technology. The center managed $3.2 billion annually, including a $548 million payroll and $820 million in contract awards.
Major General Phillips earned the highest Department of Defense certifications (Level III) in Program Management, Acquisition Logistics, and Computer Systems Development. He is a fighter pilot with over 3,000 flying hours, 300 of those in combat.
“We look forward to John Phillips joining the DGC International advisory board,” said Mustafa Zamani, President of DGC International. “His vast experience and strong understanding of the defense sector will be critical to DGCI’s continued commitment to exceed the expectations of our military and government customers.”
DGC International is pleased to welcome John Phillips to our team.