Craig Cooning Appointed President of Boeing’s Network and Space Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

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Craig Cooning Craig Cooning, the former vice president and general manager of space and intelligence systems within Boeing‘s [NYSE: BA] network and space business, has succeeded Roger Krone as president of the N&SS, Boeing said Tuesday. Krone has joined Reston, Va.-based Leidos, where he will serve as the company’s second CEO. “Since joining Boeing nine years ago, Craig has...

Steve O’Bryan Named Lockheed VP of Strategy and BD; Paul Lemmo Comments

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Steve O’Bryan Steve O’Bryan has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] where he succeeds Rick Kirkland, effective June 30, Lockheed said Tuesday. Also, Jack Crisler will help lead Lockheed’s F-35 program as he succeeds O’Bryan as VP of BD and strategic integration, the company said. “In their new roles, they will...

Mark Hewitt Joins Lockheed as VP of Strategy for IS&GS Business; Gerry Fasano Comments

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Mark Hewitt Dr. Mark Hewitt, formerly executive vice president and chief strategy officer at QinetiQ North America, has been appointed VP of strategy for Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Information Systems & Global Solutions business. In his new role, Hewitt will oversee the development and management of the IS&GS business’ strategic planning process as well as competitive intelligence...

Harris CapRock Vet Oz Garcia Named Globecomm Systems Senior Director of Gov’t BD

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Oz Garcia Oz Garcia, former Harris CapRock Communications vice president for intelligence programs, has been named senior director of government business development at Globecomm Systems Inc., GovCon Wire has learned. The 25-year Air Force and Air Force Reserves veteran was responsible for intelligence community sales at CapRock and also oversaw facility and operations at the Hanover Md. office. “When...

Thales to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent’s Cybersecurity, Comms Security Business; Jean-Bernard Lévy Comments

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Thales has agreed to acquire the cybersecurity and communications security business of Alcatel–Lucent in a move to jointly offer network security products and services. Alcatel-Lucent will transfer its network security assets to Thales in order to grow its commercial proposition in cybersecurity, Thales said Thursday. “This investment responds to the growing ambition of Thales in promising...

Former Nat’l Security Advisor Thomas Donilon Rejoins O’Melveny & Myers as Partner, Vice Chair

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Thomas Donilon, former national security advisor to the White House, has returned to O’Melveny & Myers LLP to serve as partner, vice chair and a member of the firm’s policy committee. In his role at O’Melveny & Myers, Donilon will work with business executives, company boards and entrepreneurs as they develop legal and policy issues, the company said Thursday. “Tom...

Thomas Vecchiolla Named Raytheon Int’l Business President; John Harris Comments

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Thomas Vecchiolla Thomas Vecchiolla, formerly vice president of business development and strategy for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, has been named president of Raytheon International Inc., the missile maker’s international business organization. Raytheon said Thursday that Vecchiolla will be responsible for leading Raytheon’s international business team, will be based in D.C....

Gerry Decker Joins OMNIPLEX as Chief Growth Officer; Mike Santelli Comments

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Gerry Decker, formerly a president at Project Team Solutions, has joined OMNIPLEX World Services Corp. as chief growth officer, OMNIPLEX has confirmed to GovConWire. In his new role, Decker will be responsible for OMNIPLEX’s business development, strategy, marketing and corporate development functions as well as overseeing new service development, partnering and expansion efforts in the government...

Jerry Calhoun Named SVP of Human Capital at The SI Org

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Jerry Calhoun Jerry Calhoun, formerly senior vice president of human resources at PAE, has been appointed SVP of human capital at The SI Organization, he confirmed to GovCon Wire. Prior to PAE, Calhoun was SVP of HR at Vangent, which was comprised of 7,000 employees and $750 million in revenue. He also served as chief operating officer at two other companies earlier during his career. The 35-year...

Peg Grayson: MTNGOV Establishes Advisory Board to Guide Business Strategy

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MTN Government, an MTN Communications subsidiary, has established an advisory board to provide guidance on business strategy and development initiatives, according to an MTNGOV statement. The new board members include five retired military, intelligence and business leaders. “Since the early 1980s, MTN has been a technology innovator—evolving from a satellite communications (SATCOM) provider...