S. Gordon Walsh to Join DynCorp as CEO; Chan Galbato Comments

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S. Gordon Walsh S. Gordon Walsh, a 16-year veteran of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), will join DynCorp International on July 21 to succeed Steve Gaffney as CEO of the Falls Church, Virginia-based government contractor. Walsh holds more than two decades of leadership experience in the aerospace and defense sectors, DynCorp said Friday. “His experience in logistics solutions, new business development...

Boeing Vet Roger Krone to Join Leidos as CEO; John Jumper to Remain Chairman

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Roger Krone Roger Krone, president of the network and space systems business unit at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for nearly six years, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as CEO on July 14 to succeed the retiring John Jumper, Leidos said Tuesday. This announcement comes nearly five months after Jumper announced his plans to retire from the chief executive role after nearly two years in the post at Leidos, which includes...

Former SAIC SVP Thomas Burns Joins ENSCO as CEO; Paul Broome Comments

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Thomas Burns, a former senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), will serve as president and CEO of ENSCO starting June 30. ENSCO said Tuesday Burns holds experience in working with both commercial and federal government clients and will succeed the retiring Gregory Young. “[Burns'] innovative, entrepreneurial mindset and wealth of experience in leading...

Emanuele Conti Named Kroll CEO; Charlie Gottdiener Comments

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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

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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...