Leadership Team Announcements for Raytheon Foreground Security

Dulles, Virginia – February 6, 2017 – Raytheon Foreground Security announced today that Paul Perkinson has been named Program Area Director and Mark Senell will head Global Sales for Raytheon Foreground Security, a leading provider of managed security services to commercial enterprises and federal agencies.

Paul Perkinson joined Raytheon Foreground Security in October 2015 as Chief Operating Officer and Acting Director. Post-acquisition by Raytheon, Perkinson has lead the legacy Foreground Security leadership team through a significant period of change management fostering greater performance, accountability, and growth.

As Program Area Director, Perkinson guides the RFS leadership team in developing strategies for achieving revenue growth in a rapidly growing and fragmented cybersecurity market, refinement of the RFS capabilities roadmap and broadening RFS service offerings, reducing sales cycle times, and developing marketing to improve awareness and generate sales leads in the commercial and government markets.

Perkinson has held a variety of leadership positions within Raytheon including leading the Highway Transportation Management System, Product Area Director of Command and Simulation Solutions, and Technical Director for various acquisitions and product lines. Prior to join Raytheon, he was a Partner of Virtual Technology Corporation which was acquired by Raytheon in 2006. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from George Mason University.

Mark Senell brings more than twenty five years of successful experience managing sales teams and selling complex solutions to Fortune 1000 companies and the US Federal Government. He most recently served as Vice President of Global Government Sales at Forcepoint where he was responsible for $150 million in global government sales while achieving a year over year sustained revenue growth rate of more than 20%.

In his new role, Senell will lead the RFS global sales organization in bringing defense-grade cybersecurity services to commercial enterprises and federal agencies.  Some of RFS’ unique offerings include:

  • Cyber Security Assessments & Professional Services
  • Building a Resilient Security Architecture
  • Virtual Security Operations Center (V-SOC)
  • Security Incident Response and Forensics
  • Managed Detection & Response
  • Customized Security Awareness Training