HERNDON, Va., May 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) George J. Pedersen has been awarded the prestigious Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Officers Memorial Foundation Patriots Award. The Foundation bestows the award to those whose record of service exemplifies major support to the Agency and to the nation. Pedersen is only the third recipient in 16 years to receive it.
The award was presented to Pedersen by CIA Officers Memorial Foundation Chairman John McLaughlin and President Jerry Komisar at the beginning of ManTech’s May 2 board meeting in Herndon, VA. Also in attendance were ManTech executives; members of the board; and Pedersen’s family.
“ManTech has been a longstanding supporter of the Foundation, given its important role for the families of fallen CIA officers, and we are honored to have our CEO and Chairman receive such a significant award,” remarked ManTech President and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Phillips.