Defense Logistics Agency Director Darrell Williams announced the selection of Mike Scott, current deputy director of DLA Logistics Operations, as his new vice director.
“Mike is extraordinarily well qualified and ready to assume this critical leadership position, having served 33 years here at DLA in a variety of positions,” the director wrote in a letter to senior leaders.
As the senior civilian in DLA, Scott will head strategic planning, operational execution and resource management. His focuses will include aligning key priorities and initiatives among DLA activities while overseeing governance and policy-management processes and spearheading the agency’s logistics reform and audit advancement goals.
Scott began his career at Defense Supply Center Columbus, now DLA Land and Maritime, and has served in leadership roles at field and headquarters levels, including as deputy commander of DLA Energy. He will assume his new role in the coming weeks.