Booz Allen appoints VP

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. has hired the former chief executive officer of Nextera Enterprises Inc. as a vice president. David Schneider will lead the consulting firm's Enterprise Resilience service offering, focusing on homeland security for government clients.

Schneider has performed well in his previous work with Nextera and with PricewaterhouseCoopers before that, said Booz Allen officials in a statement announcing his hire.

"David's exceptional background and track record of success, plus his direct experience working on the CEO agenda, will serve Booz Allen's clients well," said Ralph Shrader, the firm's chairman and CEO.

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