Raytheon Lands $200M Int’l Laser-Guided Bomb Contract; Richard Daniel Comments

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Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) U.K. subsidiary will deliver $200 million worth of Paveway IV bombs to an unidentified international customer, the first sale of the weapon outside Britain. “This contract is an export boost to the U.K.,” Richard Daniel, Raytheon UK CEO, said Friday. The precision-guided Paveway bombs use laser and GPS for air-to-ground warfare and have been deployed for the...

Edward Meagher Heads to Information Innovators Inc as COO; Steve Ikirt Comments

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Edward Meagher, formerly vice president of the healthcare group at SRA International, has taken a new role as chief operations officer at Information Innovators Inc. He will lead oversee Information Innovators’ defense, federal, healthcare and intelligence and geospatial businesses, the company said Thursday. Steve Ikirt, CEO of Information Innovators, said Meagher will leverage his background from...

Braxton CEO Frank Backes Appointed to MTSI’s Board; Phil Soucy Comments

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Frank Backes, CEO of Braxton Technologies, has joined the board of directors at Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and will bring experience in information security and command-and-control work to MTSI. MTSI worked with executive agency ExecReps in the search process for a board candidate, MTSI said Friday. Phil Soucy, MTSI co-founder and chairman of the board, said the company appointed Backes...

Mike Delaney: Boeing Restructures Engineering Operations

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to realign its engineering operations by integrating customer services into its commercial airplane design center in Southern California. Mike Delaney, vice president of engineering at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, said Thursday the company aims for the restructure to help grow the business, manage risks and meet customer needs. Boeing also intends for the centralized in-production...

Aditi Badve Joins Eaton as Aerospace Group Improvement Lead; Mike Gallant Comments

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Aditi Badve, a Six Sigma Black Belt, has joined Eaton‘s (NYSE: ETN) aerospace group as director of continuous improvement and will oversee company initiatives in value, quality, efficiency and customer satisfaction. She will report directly to Mike Gallant, vice president of manufacturing operations, Eaton said Thursday. “Aditi has worked closely with some of the world’s...

Matt Marshall Appointed WBB CIO; Bill McMullen Comments

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Matt Marshall Matt Marshall, a 25-year information technology veteran and former director of information technology at Unisys , has joined WBB as vice president and chief information officer. Marshall first joined Blue Bell, PaPrivacy Act.-based Unisys in 1999 and held roles such as director of IT operations and director of applications and architecture, WBB said Friday. “His experience and...

OMB Director Sylvia Burwell Nominated to Lead HHS, Oversee Obamacare Implementation as Kathleen Sebelius Ends Term

Sylvia Burwell President Barack Obama has selected Sylvia Burwell, current director of the Office of Management and Budget, as his choice to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, after the White House announced Kathleen Sebelius would be leaving that post. Burwell, a veteran of the Bill Clinton administration who jumped to the public sector after working at McKinsey,...

KippsDeSanto: Aerospace, Defense M&A Deals Eye Power Distribution Sector

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KippsDeSanto believes UEC Electronics’ acquisition of defense and security products provider Arotech shows that aerospace and defense companies are looking to power distribution and management technologies for mergers-and-acquisition deals. The deal also demonstrates an attraction towards budgeted and long-term programs that support industry and military initiatives, the investment bank said Thursday. Companies...

Lisa Glatch Joins CH2M HILL as Chief Strategic Development Officer; Jacqueline Hinman Comments

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Jacqueline Hinman Lisa Glatch, formerly senior vice president of global sales at Jacobs Engineering (NYSE: JEC), has joined CH2M HILL as chief strategic development officer. She will report to CEO Jacqueline Hinman and be responsible for managing sales, customer accounts, corporate affairs, technology processes and sustainability programs, CH2M HILL said Thursday. Hinman said Glatch will leverage her...

Lasse Ostergaard Promoted to Eaton Aftermarket Unit VP

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Lasse Ostergaard, who most recently led efforts to establish a growth strategy and organizational model for the Eaton (NYSE: ETN) aerospace group’s aftermarket division, has been appointed the division’s vice president. Eaton said Wednesday Ostergaard will oversee aftermarket sales and marketing, customer service and engineering and programs for the Irvine, Calif.-based division. He...

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