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Key Senior Intelligence Executive Joins Battelle

Posted on Jun 8, 2009

COLUMBUS, OH. 8 June, 2009—Battelle today announced the hiring of Tim Sample as its Vice President for Special Programs.  Sample came to Battelle after serving as President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and will leverage his experiences to provide Battelle clients with the technology they need to help make America safer.

“Tim’s energy and creative outlook will make him a great addition to our leadership team,” said Steve Kelly, President of Battelle’s National Security Global Business.  Sample will be based in Arlington, VA.

Sample is an experienced intelligence practitioner who is well-versed in national and homeland security.  He was the Deputy U.S Negotiator at the signing of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in 1991 and served in the U.S. Air Force and the Central Intelligence Agency.  He also was Vice President for Strategic Intelligence Strategies and Programs for General Dynamics’ Advanced Information Systems.  His last government position was as Staff Director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI).

Sample attended the The Ohio State University and University of Nebraska at Omaha.

About Battelle

As the world’s largest independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses:  Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; and Energy, Environment and Material Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.2 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. 

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including eight national laboratories for which Battelle has a significant management role on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the United Kingdom.

Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

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