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Blackstone to Purchase 17% Stake in NCR; Bill Nuti Comments

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Blackstone Group has agreed to acquire a 17-percent ownership stake in consumer transaction technology maker NCR (NYSE: NCR) for approximately $820 million. NCR said Thursday it aims to transform into an integrated software development and services company and will use the investment to partly fund a planned stock repurchase program. “The NCR board has determined that executing …

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Wood Parker Named to Serco’s US Arm Board; Dan Allen Comments

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Wood Parker, former president and CEO of Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, has been appointed to the board of directors at Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary Serco Inc. “Wood’s extensive knowledge and insight into federal government contracting with the department of defense, federal civilian agencies and the intelligence community will be …

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David Thompson: Orbital ATK’s $150M Buyback Plan Gets Board Approval

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Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) board of directors has approved a plan to buy back an additional $150 million of the company’s common stock through the end of 2016. The company said Monday it may repurchase shares in the open market depending on factors such as market condition and that transactions …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Board Adds Domestic Policy Strategist Melody Barnes


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 27, 2015 — Melody Barnes, a former director of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council, has joined the Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Booz Allen said Friday Barnes, who is a vice provost and senior fellow at New York University, will also …

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Noblis’ Roger Mason Joins DigitalGlobe Board; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

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Roger Mason, senior vice president of national security and intelligence at nonprofit research company Noblis, has received an appointment to serve on the board of directors at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI). DigitalGlobe said Wednesday Mason will succeed Martin Faga, who plans to retire from the board at the end of the month after more than …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons VP Heather Shinn to Serve on CMAA Board


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20, 2015 — Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons government services president, has welcomed the appointment of Heather Shinn as board member of the Construction Management Association of America, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Shinn,, a vice president and program manager in Hopkins’ group, will serve a three-year term in the organization dedicated toward …

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Former DHS CIO Richard Spires Named Learning Tree CEO; David Collins Comments

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Richard Spires, formerly CEO of software firm Resilient Network Systems, has joined IT training provider Learning Tree International as CEO. Learning Tree said Wednesday Spires will succeed David Collins, who has left the executive position but will remain with the company as chairman of the board and management adviser. “I am pleased that Richard …

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Lockheed’s Additional $3B Stock Buyback Plan Gets Board OK

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will buy back as much as $3 billion of company stock following approval from its board of directors. The company said Thursday any transaction that will be made under its extended share repurchase program is subject to authorization from management and market regulations. Lockheed reported $45.6 …

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SAIC Board OKs Plan to Buy Back 5M Shares

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Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAIC) board of directors has approved a plan to buy back up to 5 million in common shares through an existing program authorized by the board in October 2013. SAIC said Monday its board has also authorized a cash dividend of 31 cents per share on the company’s …

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Maximus to Repurchase $200M in Shares; Richard Montoni Comments

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Maximus‘ (NYSE: MMS) board of directors has approved a plan to buy back another $200 million of company stock either in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. The company said Monday it will acquire the shares on top of $84 million still remaining from an earlier repurchase effort. …

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