Austin Yerks, president of Computer Sciences Corporation's Defense Integrated Solutions and Services division, has been named the president of CSC's new Defense Division. In his new role, "Yerks will provide executive leadership and strategic direction for the company's Department of Defense business," according to a CSC press release. "The division, which comprises more than 8,000 employees, supports all of CSC's DOD clients, including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and defense agencies."
Yerks will report to James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector business unit.
CSC also named David Browder vice president of business development for its North American Public Sector (formerly called the Federal Sector) business unit's Defense Division. Browder will be responsible for managing teams pursuing government contracts that support DOD. Browder "most recently served as the acting vice president for Federal Sector's Strategic Business Management organization, responsible for managing new business opportunities and proposal development operations." accord to a CSC press release.