CSC NAMES CHARLES H. CANTUS VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
News Release -- May 06, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 6 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Charles H. Cantus vice president of Government Relations for its North American Public Sector (NPS) line of business. Cantus succeeds Lance Swann, who has announced his retirement after a 33-year career with the company.
In this position, Cantus will be responsible for interfacing with the U.S. government, including Congress, the executive branch and federal agencies on issues that are important to CSC and its clients. He reports to Jose Jimenez, president of NPS' Strategy and Development group.
Before joining CSC, Cantus served as vice president and managing director of Government Relations at BearingPoint, Inc. He was responsible for the company's multi-faceted government relations organization, supporting business development initiatives and managing reputational issues. Previously, Cantus served as a senior executive with the Professional Services Council where he had oversight of the organization's lobbying presence for the $233 billion federal professional and technical services industry.
"Charles has a proven track record in the technology industry and on Capitol Hill, as well as an intimate, working knowledge of our issues and concerns," said James W. Sheaffer, president of NPS and chairman of the CSC Political Action Committee. "We look forward to his serving as the new voice of CSC to federal legislators and other important decision makers."
Cantus has worked in two Presidential administrations, on Capitol Hill and for several cabinet secretaries. He has also served as a regional representative in a presidential campaign and represented Fortune 500 corporations. Cantus holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.1 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.