FALLS CHURCH, Va. (July 18, 2007) - DynCorp
International (NYSE:DCP) has named Gen. Anthony C. Zinni
(USMC-Ret.) to the position of executive vice president, effective
July 16. As executive vice president, Mr. Zinni will be a
member of the Office of the Chief Executive, along with President
and CEO Herbert J. Lanese. Gen. Zinni's primary
responsibilities will be for directing the company's energies in
business development, business strategy, communications, and
"I am extremely pleased that Tony Zinni has agreed to assume a full-time position with our company," said CEO Herb Lanese. "During the last 10 months, he's served as a senior adviser to DynCorp International, helping us build relationships with key leaders throughout the world and develop new business opportunities. His valuable insights and his notable experience in the Middle East have made him a trusted friend and adviser."
DynCorp International Chairman Robert B. McKeon said, "I have worked with General Zinni since 2001, and I have grown to appreciate the strategic perspective he brings to every situation. I look forward to his increased role with our company, and I am confident he will have a very positive impact on our business of providing critical services to government customers worldwide."
Gen. Zinni retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in September 2000 after 39 years of service. During his military career, he served as the Commanding General of the First Marine Expeditionary Force from 1994 to 1996, and as Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Central Command from 1997 to 2000. In November 2001, he was appointed senior adviser and U.S. envoy to the Middle East by Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Gen. Zinni has served on the Advisory Board of Veritas Capital and the board of directors of DynCorp International, of which Veritas Capital is the majority shareholder, as well as boards of other private companies. He has resigned from DynCorp International's board of directors to assume the position of executive vice president.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a provider of specialized mission-critical technical services to civilian and military government agencies worldwide, and operates major programs in law enforcement training and support, security services, base operations, aviation services, contingency operations, and logistics support. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., DynCorp International has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.