Michael Leiter, Former NCTC Chief, to Join Leidos as BD and Strategy EVP

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Michael Leiter Michael Leiter, who served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as executive vice president of business development and strategy on November 17, the company said Tuesday. Leiter will oversee the Reston, Virginia-based company’s activities in areas of business development, strategy development...

James Bahel Joins Leidos’ Integrated Systems Org as BD VP; Sam Gordy Comments

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James Bahel James Bahel, a 35-year intelligence veteran and former senior business development officer at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president of BD for the company’s integrated systems group. He succeeds Mike Stewart, who has been named ISG operations manager, and will oversee the organization’s development strategies for its national security and...

Tarik Reyes Appointed Business Development VP for Northrop’s Integrated AMD Org

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Tarik Reyes Tarik Reyes, a group director at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems sector, has been promoted to vice president of business development for the organization’s integrated air and missile defense division. The appointment takes effect immediately and he will oversee pipeline development, customer engagement and growth strategies for IAMD product offerings in his...

Bob Ranck to Lead Gulfstream Gov’t Programs, Sales; Larry Flynn Comments

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John “Bob” Ranck John “Bob” Ranck, former vice president of business development at Integrated Systems Solutions, has joined General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace as senior VP for government programs and sales, effective January. The company said Monday Ranck will succeed retiring Buddy Sams and report to Gulfstream President Larry Flynn. “[Ranck] has...

Richard Silver Named Pragmatics Business Development Lead; Dr. Long Nguyen Comments

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Richard Silver, a more than 30-year contracting veteran, has joined Pragmatics as chief business development officer at the Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services provider. He will be responsible for the company’s market research, proposal development and capture activities and report directly to CEO Dr. Long Nguyen, Pragmatics said Monday. Dr. Nguyen said Silver brings...

Jamie Graham Joins KippsDeSanto as Business Development Director

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Jamie Graham Jamie Graham, a former business development manager at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, has joined KippsDeSanto & Co. as BD director of the McLean, Virginia-based investment banking firm. “I am excited to leverage the KippsDeSanto platform with its proven team of investment bankers and to continue to be a valuable resource for company stakeholders in the aerospace, defense, government...

Former SAIC, Deloitte BD Chief Brad Center Joins HighPoint Global; Tom Miller Comments

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Brad Center Brad Center, formerly a head of business development at Deloitte Services and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined HighPoint Global to lead the development of offerings for government and commercial clients. HighPoint said Thursday that Center previously worked with government agencies such as the General Services Administration and Treasury Department and...

Steve O’Bryan Named Lockheed VP of Strategy and BD; Paul Lemmo Comments

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Steve O’Bryan Steve O’Bryan has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] where he succeeds Rick Kirkland, effective June 30, Lockheed said Tuesday. Also, Jack Crisler will help lead Lockheed’s F-35 program as he succeeds O’Bryan as VP of BD and strategic integration, the company said. “In their new roles, they will...

Army Intell Vet Ken Diller Joins Fulcrum as BD Lead; Jeff Handy Comments

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Ken Diller Ken Diller, a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer, will manage Fulcrum‘s business development, marketing, communications and other corporate growth programs as the company’s new vice president for corporate development. “Ken brings a track record of success in high growth organizations providing operations, new business and brand management,” Jeff Handy, Fulcrum’s...

John Rood Joins Lockheed As Local Business Development, Operations VP; Paul Lemmo Comments

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John Rood, a two-decade civil service veteran and former business development lead at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president of domestic business development and operations. He will assume his new role on Monday and succeeds John Ward, who is retiring from the company after a 17-year career there, Lockheed announced Wednesday. “John Rood has extensive experience...