Matthew Worrick Named WBB Contracts VP; William McMullen Comments

Matthew Worrick
Matthew Worrick, a more than 25-year contracting veteran, has been appointed vice president of contracts at Reston, Va.-based government services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown. He brings industry experience serving federal agencies such as the departments of State, Homeland Security, Defense, Justice and Health and Human Services, WBB said Monday. William McMullen, WBB’s CEO, said Worrick...

Obama: Sequestration ‘Will Not Happen’

With nearly two-and-a-half months to go before the scheduled start date of sequestration cuts, President Barack Obama asserted during the final presidential debate Monday night that the cuts “will not happen.” According to Federal News Radio‘s account of the debate, Obama said the budget his administration is considering focuses on maintaining current defense spending levels rather...

ATK Names 18-Year Legal Vet Scott Chaplin SVP, General Counsel; Mark DeYoung Comments

Scott Chaplin ATK (NYSE: ATK) has appointed Scott Chaplin senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Oct. 1. The company said the 18-year legal veteran will serve as the company’s principal legal officer and oversee corporate legal functions including government contract oversight, regulatory compliance and global sales team support. He will also provide oversight for product...

Grant Thornton Names Julian Rosenberg a Contracts Advisory Practice Lead; Lou Crenshaw Comments

Lou Crenshaw Grant Thornton has appointed 30-year contracting veteran Julian Rosenberg a director for its government contracts advisory practice, the firm announced Thursday. Based out of the firm’s McLean, Va. office, he will advise clients and lead projects that help other government contractors work with federal and state governments. “Our government contractor practice continues to expand...

Report: SAIC Shareholders to Vote on Name Change to Original Form

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) shareholders will vote on a proposal to revert the company to its former name of Science Applications International Corp., the Washington Business Journal reports. Shareholders will make their decision at a June 15 meeting but operations and investments will remain unaffected, according to an April 6 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The McLean, Va.-based engineering...

State Department Taking Contractor Bids for UAVs

The State Department has received dozens of bids from contractors as it seeks to acquire a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles to protect diplomats in Iraq and other high-risk countries. The department is accepting responses to its request for proposals through April 23, it said in an updated posting Monday on the Federal Business Opportunities website. The department originally started taking bids in...

HP Promotes Enterprise Services Vet Marc Levine to SVP, Controller

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has promoted 23-year company veteran Marc Levine, senior vice president of finance for enterprise services, to company SVP and controller, effective May 1. Levine will succeed Jim Murrin in the role, who has taken on an SVP and general manager position in the enterprise services division. Murrin will manage end-user workplace and managed network services. HP said Levine...

DRS Wins $68M Army Tank Module Production Contract

DRS Technologies won a $68,692,480 U.S. Army contract to produce tank rack modules for fuel systems, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. DRS’ sustainment systems business unit will also provide associated hardware for the modules. DRS will perform work under the firm-fixed-price contract in St. Louis and Oregon, Ill. The Pentagon expects DRS to complete work by Sept. 30, 2014. The U.S....

FBI Seeking Contractor to Aggregate Public Records

The FBI is seeking to contract a company to aggregate public records, including thousands of secured, individual user accounts. According to a request for information posted Friday, the FBI said the provider must have a web-based user interface, should be able to run queries based on individual attributes and return all available public records and identifiers. Responses are due Jan. 9, 2012. The...

New WTO Agreement Opens U.S. Contractors to New International Business

The World Trade Organization on Thursday reached an agreement on a revised government procurement agreement covering the U.S. and 41 other countries. According to a summary from the U.S. Trade Representative, the revised agreement gives U.S. suppliers access to 150 central government entities in several European Union countries, Israel, Hong Kong, Korea, Switzerland, Aruba and Liechtenstein. The agreement...

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