Robert L. Phillips Named President of IAP Worldwide Services, Inc.
Cape Canaveral, FL – IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. (IAP) announced today that Robert L. Phillips will become the company’s President effective August 25, 2010. Steve Gaffney will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for IAP.
Phillips assumes his new role as President after serving the last three years leading IAP’s global Base Operations Support Services Business Area Team, which provides sustaining support for ongoing federal base operations in the U.S. and overseas. In his new position, Phillips will oversee all aspects of IAP’s day-to-day operations and will report directly to IAP’s Board of Directors.
“Bob Phillips is an exceptionally accomplished leader with a wide-range of experience in directing large and complex facilities, construction, and infrastructure programs,” said Gaffney. “He has a proven track record and a thorough understanding of our customers’ needs, making him well-qualified to lead IAP.”
A registered Professional Engineer, Phillips received a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Phillips is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Carnegie Mellon Executive Business Program.
IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. is a leading international contractor providing global mission support for commercial industries, the Department of Defense and other U.S. government agencies. The company operates in three lines of business: Global Operations and Logistics, Base Operations Support Services, and Professional and Technical Services.
IAP’s corporate headquarters is located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and the company employs approximately 7,000 people at more than 120 locations worldwide. IAP’s website can be accessed at www.iapws.com.