CANBERRA, Australia, 25 July, 2017 – Leidos Australia has committed to a five year sponsorship deal with Bravery Trust.
Bravery Trust provides urgent financial support to veterans, current and former members of the Australian Defence Force and their families. They provide assistance to those who have suffered an injury or illness as a result of their service and who are experiencing hardship.
Bravery Trust, Chief Executive Officer - Sean Farrell explains, “Leidos Australia is Bravery Trust’s major industry partner, and we are thrilled to have them on board. While they are focused on supporting the business of defence and government, we are focused on supporting veterans and their families. I think we have a great match here and I look forward to working with the Leidos Australia team.”
Managing Director, Leidos Australia - Christine Zeitz said “We are delighted to be partnering with Bravery Trust. We see lots of synergies between our organisations. Like Bravery Trust, Leidos Australia is a young organisation, having been operational in Australia since 2013. Our business is all about our people. We have a growing team of over 1,000 people and I know they are really looking forward to getting behind the great work Bravery Trust does in supporting our veterans and their families.”
Leidos Australia’s business focusses on Government, with key customers including the Department of Defence and Australian Taxation Office, but they are also branching out into other areas like health. Leidos Australia employs a large number of veterans and will be working in partnership with the Bravery Trust to raise valuable funds and awareness.
Leidos Australia intends to run and support a program of events throughout the year to support fundraising for the Bravery Trust, as well as volunteering activities.
For more information, visit www.leidos.com/australia
Leidos is a Fortune 500® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
About Bravery Trust
Bravery Trust provides financial support to veterans, current and former members of the Australian Defence Force, and their families, who have suffered injury or illness as a result of their service and are experiencing financial hardship. Created by veterans in 2012, Bravery Trust has assisted more than 2200 veterans and their families. It has since provided over $2.14 million in financial assistance with over $1.1 million in the last year alone. Bravery Trust enjoys the support of some of our most highly accomplished and influential Australians including its four patrons, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Admiral Chris Barrie AC, RAN (Retd), Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Retd) and His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd). Industry partner Leidos will be joining Bravery Trust’s four other major sponsors, Coles, Seven West Media, News Corp Australia and Virgin Australia. For more information https://braverytrust.org.au/
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