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Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc. Names Kirk Herdman Senior Vice President of Business Development and Operations

MCLEAN, Va., August 5, 2009 - Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc. (GLOBAL North America), a leading provider of defense technologies to the national security community, announced that Kirk Herdman has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Operations.

In this role Mr. Herdman will work across GLOBAL North America's business units to leverage capabilities in the pursuit of larger, integrated contract opportunities. John Hillen, President and CEO of GLOBAL North America stated, "We are very pleased to welcome Kirk to GLOBAL North America. Kirk's ability to leverage our differentiated technology solutions into more complex and integrated opportunities across our core business units will further strengthen the company's growth while enhancing mission success for our national security community customers."

Mr. Herdman comes to GLOBAL North America from Wyle Information Systems where he served as the Senior Vice President for Defense and Science Programs and was responsible for nearly 1,000 employees supporting mission critical US government programs with revenues valued at over $150M. Before joining Wyle, Mr. Herdman was with General Dynamics (formerly Veridian) for over 15 years where he was Vice President for Defense Business Development within General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS).

Mr. Herdman commented on his new role, "I am excited to be part of GLOBAL North America. By integrating our broad range of counterterrorism and intelligence services, C4ISR and net-centric systems and force mobility and modernization solutions we will become a larger and even more vital partner providing critical support to help our clients accomplish their mission goals."

Kirk has a B.S in Applied Mathematics from Virginia Tech University, is a graduate of the University of Virginia's Darden Business School executive training program on Leadership Change, and has completed graduate course work in Communications Engineering at George Washington University.

About Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc.
Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc. is a national security solutions provider with a significant technology pedigree. The company supports defense and security initiatives across the world by leveraging its deep domain and analytical expertise to rapidly develop and transition technologies and systems into operational solutions. GLOBAL North America delivers technologies, software and services ranging from innovative C4ISR systems, counterterrorism and intelligence, and force mobility and modernization systems exclusively for clients in the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities. Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc. is part of Global Strategies Group ( , one of the world's leading providers of defense, development and corporate risk management services for clients operating in high-stakes situations. For more information, please visit