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Reuters: Harris to Auction Some Parts of Critical Networks Division


Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has put some parts of its critical networks division up for sale in a transaction that could be worth more than $1 billion, Reuters reported Tuesday. Mike Stone and Michael Flaherty write the potential divestiture includes Harris’ information technology services operation and comes a month after the Melbourne, Florida-based communications technology …

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MDA Names New Board of Directors, Senior Execs in Support of US Access Plan Strategy; Howard Lance Comments

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has appointed new board of directors and senior executives in support of the implementation of the company’s U.S. Access Plan strategy. Howard Lance, president and CEO of MDA, said in a statement released Monday the firm’s U.S. Access Plan seeks to pursue government contracts in order …

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Raytheon Adds Harman CEO Dinesh Paliwal to Board of Directors

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has added Dinesh Paliwal, president and CEO of Connecticut-based Harman International, as a member of the defense company’s board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Paliwal also serves on the board of Harman, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and the business advisory council of Miami University’s Farmer …

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Harris Unveils 2 Board Appointments Under Jana Partners Pact


Melbourne, Florida-based Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has confirmed one appointment to the board of directors and the nomination of a second as part of the communications technology maker’s cooperation agreement with activist hedge fund Jana Partners. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana disclosed its position as one of Harris’ 10 largest shareholders in August and both agreed to two mutually-agreed …

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Leidos Adds 3 New Board Members; Roger Krone Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 19, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has added Gregory Dahlberg, Surya Mohapatra and Susan Stalnecker to its board of directors as the company closes its $5 billion merger with Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions segment, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The appointments bring Leidos’ …

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General Dynamics Elects UK Army Vet as Board Member

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 5, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has added Peter Wall, a veteran of the U.K. army and director of leadership advisory company Amicus, as a member of its board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Wall brings experience from his service as chief of the general staff …

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Harris FY 2017 Guidance Below Street Estimate, 4Q Swings to Profit as Radio Maker Inks Board Appointment Pact With Jana Partners


Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) guidance for its 2017 fiscal year started July 4 came in below Wall Street’s consensus forecast before markets opened Tuesday as the communications technology contractor anticipates pressure in its tactical and maritime energy businesses to continue. Melbourne, Florida-based military radio maker Harris cited global oil price declines …

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AFCEA DC Names 2016-2017 Executive Board, Board Members


TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Washington chapter has named new members to its executive board for 2016 to 2017 as well as additional members to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. AFCEA said July 14 it appointed the following executives: Dean Economou, CenturyLink …

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Noblis’ Roger Mason Added to US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Board

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2016 — The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation has added Roger Mason, senior vice president of national security and intelligence at Noblis, to the organization’s board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. USGIF said Thursday Mason, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016, will serve a three-year …

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Mike Lawrie to Step Down as CSRA Board Chairman in August Ahead of CSC-HPE Enterprise Segment Combination

Mike Lawrie

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) CEO Mike Lawrie said Thursday he will step down from his roles as chairman and a member of the board of directors at the government technology services spinoff CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) August 9. Lawrie announced his departure from the CSRA board approximately one month after CSC announced its …

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