Emanuele Conti Named Kroll CEO; Charlie Gottdiener Comments

Emanuele A. Conti, Dun & Bradstreet North America president, will become the chief executive at Kroll Inc., effective April 1. Conti will be responsible for all operations at Kroll, a global provider of cybersecurity solutions, data, information and ediscovery services, the company announced Monday. Conti has more than two decades of leadership experience for companies that include Dun &...

Satya Nadella Unveiled as Microsoft CEO, John Thompson to Chair Board of Directors

Satya Nadella, executive vice president of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) cloud and enterprise group, has been appointed to succeed the retiring Steve Ballmer as CEO of the software maker. Nadella joined the company in 1992 and led its transition to a cloud computing environment along with other strategy and technical shifts, Microsoft said Tuesday. “The opportunity ahead for Microsoft is vast,...

Greg O’Brien Named Jones Lang LaSalle Americas CEO

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Greg O’Brien, CEO of the Americas markets business at Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), has been promoted to the chief executive position for the Americas region at the professional services and investment management firm. O’Brien will also join the firm’s executive board and lead the Americas executive committee to set strategy for the region, JLL said Thursday. “As a member of our Americas...

Thomas Kennedy to Become Raytheon CEO March 31; William Swanson to Retire

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Thomas Kennedy Thomas Kennedy, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) since April 2013, will serve as CEO of the defense technology maker starting on March 31. William Swanson, CEO for 10 years and a 41-year company veteran, will retire from the chief executive role on that date and continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, Raytheon said Tuesday. William...

David Goulden Named EMC Data Infrastructure Business CEO; Joe Tucci Comments

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David Goulden, formerly president and chief operating officer at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has been promoted to CEO of the company’s information infrastructure business unit, effective immediately. He has been running infrastructure, sales, customer service, marketing and administrative operations for the company since July 2012, EMC said Wednesday. “David is both knowledgeable and widely...

BlackBerry to Open DC Security Tech Innovation Hub

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BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) will open an innovation center in Washington in an effort to help government and industry partners build mobile security platforms. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO made the announcement during a speech Monday at a forum attended by lawmakers and other public sector officials at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, the mobile device maker said Tuesday. “We are...

Allan McArtor Appointed Airbus North American President, CEO

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Allan McArtor Allan McArtor, a 13-year Airbus veteran and chairman of the conglomerate’s U.S. commercial aircraft organization, has been appointed president and CEO of the North American subsidiary Airbus Group Inc., formerly called EADS North America. He will assume the roles on March 1 and succeed Sean O’Keefe, who will continue working with the subsidiary to arrange a security agreement...

William Utt to Retire as KBR’s Chairman, President & CEO in 2014

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William Utt William “Bill” Utt plans to retire from KBR (NYSE:KBR) as chairman, president and CEO in 2014. KBR’s board of directors has formed a special committee and hired executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates to help identify the company’s next CEO, KBR said Nov. 7. Utt will continue to lead the company as chief executive until the board appoints his successor. “Under...

Marillyn Hewson Named Lockheed Board Chair; Bob Stevens to Retire From Company

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Marillyn Hewson Marillyn Hewson, who became president and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in January, has been elected to succeed current Executive Chairman Bob Stevens as chairman of the board. Stevens,  who led the company as CEO from 2004 to 2012, will step down from the board of directors Dec. 31 and retire from the company early next year, Lockheed said Monday. “As CEO, Marillyn has...

Michael Burke Named AECOM CEO, Board Member; John Dionisio Comments

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Michael Burke, president of AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) for the past two years, will succeed John Dionisio as CEO of the technical and management support services provider. Burke’s appointment is effective March 6, 2014 and he will also join the company’s board of directors, AECOM said Wednesday. He was chief financial officer of the company prior to being promoted to president in...

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