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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    MEDIA CONTACT: Roxann Henze

May 9, 2003                                                       (703) 726-8302; rhenze@va.gwu.edu

                                                                                                       Matthew Lindsay

                                                                           (202) 994-1423; mlindsay@gwu.edu

                                                                                                                                               

CACI EXECUTIVE RECEIVES “CEO OF THE YEAR” AWARD

 FROM GW’S EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM

 

Dr. Jack P. London, GW Alumnus, Honored for Creating Growth and Promoting Integrity as CEO

 

ASHBURN, VA – Dr. Jack P. London, CEO and chairman of the board of CACI International, Inc. and GW alumnus, has received the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) award for “CEO of the Year.” The award was presented to London during a class visit with EMBA students at GW’s Virginia Campus on April 18.

 

“We picked Dr. London for this award because, without a doubt, he is one of the most successful leaders in the Washington, D.C., region,” said Robert Dyer, director of the EMBA program. “Under Dr. London’s leadership, CACI has witnessed remarkable growth, from a small $3 million professional service organization to a $681 million company today, with a target of a billion by 2005. CACI and Jack London are synonymous with integrity.”

 

London met with first- and second-year GW EMBA students and gave an hour presentation on “Leadership and Accountability” as part of the EMBA Speaker Series. He provided many examples of a CEO’s role, citing integrity as a crucial component. “As CEO, you are fully accountable,” London said. “You are the captain of the corporate ship, and though you may be an expert navigator, there are always hidden shoals and unexpected storms. It’s up to you to safely guide the ship.”

 

London has received several other awards including the GW Alumni of the Year award (1987), KPMG Peat Marwick High Tech Entrepeneur Award (1995) and GW Alumni Achievement Award (1996).  He is very involved with the business community, participating on several boards such as the Senior Advisory Board of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Advisory Council for the GW School of Business and Public Management, Board of Advisors at Marymount University and the Board of the Boy Scouts of America.  He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. and received an M.S. in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School.  London earned a doctoral degree (1971) from the GW School of Business and Public Management.

 

In today’s highly competitive business environment, The George Washington University EMBA program provides a competitive advantage to experienced managers and professionals. Participants earn the MBA in 21 months, while continuing to serve their organizations. Class sessions are held on alternating Fridays and Saturdays and in three week-long residencies and a two-week international residency.

 

Conveniently located in the Northern Virginia technology corridor near Dulles International Airport, GW’s Virginia Campus is the University’s research and technology campus. The 90-acre campus is a robust cluster of executive education and technology programs and world-class research initiatives in transportation safety and security, information technology and telecommunications. Since opening in August 1991, the campus has experienced a tenfold increase in its student base and has grown annual research funding from $50,000 to more than $7 million.

 

For information about the EMBA program, visit www.emba.org.

For information on GW’s Virginia Campus, visit www.gwvirginia.gwu.edu.

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