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Booz Allen Hamilton Holding: Booz Allen Appoints Public Policy Advisor Melody Barnes

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

to its Board of Directors

McLean, Virginia; Oct. 23, 2015 - Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH), the parent company of consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., has appointed Melody Barnes to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Barnes, who is currently a domestic policy strategist and a Vice Provost and Senior Fellow at New York University, formerly served President Barack Obama as an Assistant to the President and as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, which coordinates the domestic policy-making process in the White House. She will also serve on Booz Allen’s Compe nsation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

“As Booz Allen continues to invest in new areas of business on a path to renewed growth, Melody brings a wealth of public policy expertise that will give the firm an enhanced and broadened perspective on issues that are important to our clients and to our own strategic planning,” said Ralph W. Shrader, Booz Allen’s Chairman. “Her unique skillset and point of view complement a strong board with a diverse range of experience, and we look forward to her contributions.”

Ms. Barnes will serve for a term expiring at Booz Allen’s annual meeting of stockholders in the summer of 2016. Her addition brings Booz...