Mike Lawrie Biography
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lawrie joined CSC’s Board of Directors on February 7, 2012 and became President and CEO of the company on March 19, 2012. He was appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors on December 15, 2015. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of CSRA, the company formed by the merger of CSC’s North American Public Sector business with SRA International.
Mr. Lawrie is a seasoned IT executive with a reputation for revitalizing complex global companies to deliver increased shareholder value by driving operational excellence, client-centric strategies and championing innovation.
He came to CSC from UK-based Misys plc, a leading global IT solutions provider to the financial services industry. Under Mr. Lawrie’s leadership at Misys, the company experienced significant increases in revenue growth and client satisfaction, improved operational margins and solid returns to company shareholders. Mr. Lawrie also served as the Executive Chairman of Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc., from October 2008 – August 2010, and was instrumental in several strategic mergers that vaulted the company to a prominent leadership position in healthcare IT solutions.
Prior to Misys, Mr. Lawrie was a general partner with ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco-based private investment firm, from 2005 – 2006. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Siebel Systems, Inc., the international software and solutions company, from 2004-2005. Mr. Lawrie spent 27 years with IBM where he rose to Senior Vice President and Group Executive, responsible for sales and distribution of all IBM products and services worldwide. From 1998-2001, Mr. Lawrie was General Manager for IBM’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, which included operations in 124 countries and 90,000 employees.