CH2M Hill CEO Jacqueline Hinman to Add Chairman of the Board Title

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Jacqueline Hinman Jacqueline Hinman, president and CEO of CH2M Hill since January, has been elected to succeed retiring Chairman Lee McIntire, the Denver Business Journal reported Monday. Mark Harden writes that McIntire intends to retire from the board of directors as of Sept. 18. “It has been a privilege for me to lead the board and our company through five years of growth and service to our clients...

Richard Montoni: MAXIMUS’ $150M Stock Buyback Plan Wins Board Approval

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Richard Montoni The board of directors at MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) has approved the company’s plan to repurchase as much as $150 million in company shares. MAXIMUS said Monday that shares acquired through the repurchase program will be held as treasury stock and be used for employee stock issuance and general corporate purposes. “Our solid financial position gives us the ability to continue repurchasing...

Jim McNerney: Boeing Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

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Jim McNerney Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors has approved a regular quarterly dividend of 73 cents per share, according to Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney. The company said Monday the dividend will be paid out to shareholders as of the Aug. 8 date of record. The payment date is Sept. 5. LinkedInShareTweet+1E-mail

Harris CEO William Brown Adds Board Chairman Title

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William Brown, president and CEO of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) since November 2011, has been appointed to succeed Thomas Dattilo as chairman of the board. The board’s independent directors have also named Dattilo as a lead independent director after a review of the board’s governance structure, Brown said Friday. Dattilo became non-executive chairman in January 2012 and has held a position...

Richard Coleman Jr Named to Ciber’s Board of Directors; Paul Jacobs Comments

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Richard Coleman Jr., a private investor and business adviser, has been appointed to Ciber‘s (NYSE: CBR) board of directors and succeeds Archibald McGill, who retired Thursday after 16 years in the role. The company said Monday that Coleman, also a current director at NTS, will serve as a Class III director and his term will expire at the annual meeting of shareholders next year. “We are...

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...

Stuart Bradie Named KBR President and CEO; Loren Carroll Comments

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Stuart Bradie, group managing director for operations and delivery at WorleyParsons, is set to join KBR (NYSE: KBR) as its new president and chief executive officer effective June 2, following William Utt’s retirement. The engineering, construction and services firm said Wednesday Bradie will be based out of its global headquarters in Houston, Tx. and will also serve in the board of directors. “A...

George Scangos Elected to Agilent’s Board of Directors; James Cullen Comments

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George Scangos, CEO of biotechnology company Biogen Idec, will join the board of directors of Agilent Technologies in September. He will succeed David Lawrence, who is retiring from the board after 13 years as a director, Agilent announced Wednesday. James Cullen, Agilent chairman, said the company sought Scangos’ knowledge and experience in biotechnology and managing a global pharmaceutical...

Michael Callahan, Aspen Partners CEO, Joins ATK Board; Ron Fogleman Comments

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Michael Callahan Michael Callahan, president and CEO of outdoor sports consultant Aspen Partners, has been elected to ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) board of directors and will serve as a member of the audit committee. ATK said Monday that Callahan’s appointment took effect on March 1 and will increase the board’s size from eight to nine. “Mike’s 36 years of leadership in the...

Daniel Akerson, Former GM CEO, Joins Lockheed Board of Directors

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Daniel Ackerson, former chairman and CEO of General Motors (NYSE: GM) has joined the board of directors at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). He is a former board member at American Express and AOL Time Warner, Lockheed announced Thursday. Akerson has held the chairman, CEO and president roles at companies such as XO Communications, Nextel Communications, General Instrument Corp. and MCI Communications. He...