October 28 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Monday’s Close

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The GovCon Index closed Monday at 66.193, up 0.200 or 0.301 percent. Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change ICF International Inc. 34.11 1.82% Orbital 29.51 1.65% CGI Group Inc. 33.83 1.41% Raytheon Co. 99.37 1.27% Exelis Inc. 16.99 1.25% Market Summary Advancing Issues 19 (63.33%) Declining Issues 10 (33.33%) Unchanged Issues 1 (3.33%) The Executive Mosaic GovCon...

Richard Jacik to Lead Acentia’s Health Arm as Sector Exec, SVP

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Richard Jacik, formerly vice president and senior account executive at CGI (NYSE: GIB), has joined Acentia as senior vice president and sector executive for health, succeeding the retiring Mike Raymond. He will report to Robert McCord, president and chief operating officer, as he manages business strategy for the health sector and the company’s contracts and business development, Acentia said...

CGI Subsidiary Adds Consular Affairs Bureau Visa Processing Work in 13 Countries

Stanley Associates, a subsidiary of CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB), will process visas for the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs in three regions of the world under three task orders worth up to $64 million combined. CGI said Wednesday that the company received the orders in September of last year, as well as March and May of this year under the 10-year Global Support Strategy contract. Each...

Chris George: UK Gov’t Picks CGI to Support Radioactivity Monitoring System

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CGI has won a four-year contract to provide application services and other support work for a radioactivity monitoring system the U.K. government uses in the event of an overseas nuclear accident. The company will support the U.K. government-operated Radioactive Incident Monitoring Network that works to help authorities coordinate the nation’s emergency response if radiation threats emerge, CGI...

David Magnone Joins Capstone Corp. as CTO; Rich White Comments

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David Magnone David Magnone has joined Capstone Corporation to provide technical vision and leadership across the company’s technology domains as Capstone’s chief technology officer. The more-than-30-year business, technology and engineering leader is also responsible for broadening Capstone’s offerings by introducing new innovative technology solutions into its services portfolio,...

James Peake, Former VA Secretary, Takes Leadership Reins at CGI Federal

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James Peake James Peake, who served as veterans affairs secretary between December 2007 and January 2009, has become president of CGI Group‘s (NYSE: GIB) subsidiary for the U.S. federal market — CGI Federal. As VA secretary, Peake oversaw a fiscal year 2009 budget of $97.5 billion and led more than 280,000 people across medical centers, nursing homes, benefits offices and national cemeteries...

CGI Leverages Logica Acquisition into $100M IT Infrastructure Deal with National Health Service; Trevor Shipman Comments

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CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) will build an information technology infrastructure for the National Health Service Foundation Trust in London under a $101 million contract, Computerworld UK reported Thursday. Derek du Preez writes CGI will supply service desk, data networks, desktops, laptops, devices, unified communications tools, infrastructure, videoconferencing equipment and printing services to NHS. The...

CGI Revenue Up 1.6% for Q3 2013

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CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) has announced its fiscal 2013 third quarter results, reporting $2.5 billion in revenue or 1.6 percent sequential growth year-over-year. The company’s earnings before interest and taxes were up 11.3 percent to $283 million from $132.5 million in the prior year period, CGI said Wednesday. CGI reported net revenue totaling $195 million, including $52 million in integration...

John Hillen, Chuck Heflebower, Alan Wade Join Software AG Govt Solutions Board; Tod Weber Comments

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John Hillen John Hillen, formerly president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions for five years, is one of three new appointees to the board of directors at Software AG Government Solutions, the Germany-based software conglomerate’s subsidiary focused on the U.S. federal market. Chuck Heflebower, a senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI), and former CIA Chief...

Seven Win Navy Test, Evaluation IDIQs

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded potential three-year contracts to seven companies for test and evaluation analytical support services to support the Command Operational Test and Evaluation Force. Each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract was awarded through a full and open competition via the Navy’s electronic commerce and FedBizOpps websites, the Defense Department said...