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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Named to NVTC Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has joined the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 8. The council said Nov. 7 Desch joins three other newly appointed board …

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Elects New Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) board of directors has added former military intelligence officer Philip Bilden, who also helped establish private equity firm HarbourVest Partners, as a board member at the shipbuilding company, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. HII said Monday Bilden’s election to the board …

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Avaya Names 7 Board Members Under Reorganization Plan

Avaya has appointed seven new members to its board of directors as part of the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology firm’s reorganization effort. Jim Chirico, formerly chief operating officer at Avaya who assumed the president and CEO roles in October, will serve as a board member once the reorganization is …

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Huntington Ingalls CEO Named Board Member at National Association of Manufacturers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) CEO Mike Petters has been added to the National Association of Manufacturers’ board of directors, where he will help advance manufacturing policy agenda, GovCon Executive reported Monday. NAM said Friday Petters joins other industrial leaders in working to promote the trade association’s …

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Versar OKs Acquisition Offer From Kingswood Capital Management

Versar has agreed to be purchased by affiliates of Los Angeles-based private equity firm Kingswood Capital Management through a cash tender offer. Kingswood agreed to buy all outstanding shares of stock in the Springfield, Virginia-based project management company for 15 cents per share and begin the cash tender offer no …

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Northrop Appoints Kathy Warden COO, 3 Corporate VPs in Series of Exec Moves

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has made a series of leadership changes after Chief Operating Officer Gloria Flach and Sid Ashworth, corporate vice president for government relations, announced plans to retire by the end of December. Kathy Warden, corporate VP and president of Northrop’s mission systems business, will transition to new …

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BAE Systems’ Mark Keeler Appointed Board Member at NVTC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Mark Keeler, acting president of BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security sector, has been named to the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The council said Tuesday Keeler will join IntelliDyne CEO Tony Crescenzo, The Ambit Group CEO …

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SPA Adds Retired Air Force General to Board of Directors; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has added the 40-year U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of management consulting services company RK Solution Enterprises to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Ronald Keys, a retired Air Force general, has served as commander of Air Combat Command and air …

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Red Hat Names New Chairman of the Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has elected long-time board member Narendra Gupta, managing director of investment firm Nexus Venture Partners, as chairman of the board of directors and successor to H. Hugh Shelton, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The open source software company said Tuesday Gupta, who …

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Boeing Adds Former US Ambassador to Japan as Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added Caroline Kennedy, former U.S. ambassador to Japan, to its board of directors where she will serve on the  audit and finance committees, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday Kennedy brings professional, diplomatic and global perspectives to the board …

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