Ed Casey Appointed Serco Group COO

ed casey small_small
Ed Casey Ed Casey, acting CEO of Serco Group since October, has been appointed chief operating officer for the U.K.-based government services contractor as Rupert Soames takes chief executive post on a permanent basis Wednesday. Casey will continue to serve on the board of directors and the board will consider resolutions regarding both Casey’s and Soames’ appointments to the board at the...

Dave Dacquino: SkyLink Aviation Adds 3 C-Suite Execs “Critical to Achieving SkyLink’s Full Global Reach”

David Dacquino
SkyLink Aviation recently made a number of additions to its executive ranks in a move to add industry, military and government experience to its C-Suite and senior leadership. Over a just more than one month period between mid-February and mid-March, CEO Dave Dacquino announced the company was adding a chief financial officer, chief operating officer and chief information officer to its leadership...

Karl Williams Named COO, Charles Peiffer Appointed CFO at PAE; John Heller Comments

Karl William
Karl Williams Karl Williams and Charles Peiffer, respectively former executives at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) and IAP Worldwide Services, have been appointed to executive leadership positions at PAE. Williams will start in the role of chief operating officer on April 21 and Peiffer will begin his new position as chief financial officer on April 14, PAE said Wednesday. John Heller John Heller, PAE CEO,...

Chuck Olsick, Cass Panciocco, Michele Bond Take New Leadership Roles at Data Networks Corp.

DNC logo
Reston, Va.-based information technology contractor Data Networks Corp. has promoted three of its executives to new positions as the company marks a 40-percent compounded annual growth rate within the past seven years. Chuck Olsick was appointed president, Cass Panciocco was named chief operating officer and Michele Bond will serve as senior vice president of federal health IT and civilian health programs,...

James Bach Named Berger Group COO; Nicholas Masucci Comments

James Bach
James Bach James Bach, chief operating officer at the Louis Berger Group for four years, has been promoted to the COO role for the subsidiary’s parent company, Berger Group Holdings. Bach will oversee Berger Group’s four subsidiaries will report to Nicholas Masucci, president and CEO of Berger Group Holdings, LBG said Wednesday. “Jim has played a key role in our efforts to transform...

Randy Fuerst Promoted, Jeff Harman Named Defense Lead At Oceus

Randy Fuerst
  Randy Fuerst Randy Fuerst, chief operating officer at Oceus Networks, has been promoted to president and will continue as COO at the Reston, Va.-based broadband networking firm. Jeff Harman, a former senior vice president and operating group manager for CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined the company as SVP and general manager of the Defense Department solutions business group, Oceus...

GTRI Names Steve Foster COO, Glenn Smith President In Reorganization

GTRI logo_GovConWire
GTRI has appointed information technology executive Steve Foster chief operating officer as part of a reorganization effort aimed at increasing transparency for business functions in its 2013 roadmap. Glenn Smith, the company’s current COO, will assume the role of president and also be responsible for marketing and partner management, GTRI said. “These organizations play a vital role in...

Citzant Names Jeffrey Beyer COO, Greg Gorgone CFO; Alba Aleman Comments

Jeffrey Beyer Federal technology and business support services provider Citizant has promoted Senior Vice Presidents Jeffrey Beyer to chief operating officer and Greg Gorgone to chief financial officer, the company said Thursday. Greg Gorgone Both Gorgone and Beyer will report to Alba Aleman, president and CEO. Beyer has served as SVP for operations since 2011 and will continue leading the company’s...

Symantec Names Yahoo, CNET Vet Stephen Gillett COO; Steve Bennett Comments

Stephen Gillett Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) has appointed Stephen Gillett, formerly an executive vice president and president for global marketing and strategy at Best Buy Digital, as EVP and chief operating officer. The appointment is effective Friday, Symantec said, and Gillett will report to Chairman and CEO Steve Bennett, who started as chief executive in July. Gillett will be initially responsible...

Triple Canopy Names 28-Year Army Vet Chris Sorenson COO; Ignacio Balderas Comments

Chris Sorenson Triple Canopy has appointed retired Army Col. Chris Sorenson to succeed Jay Christy as chief operating officer, the company said Monday. Sorenson, a 28-year Army veteran, most recently served as the first commander of the Military Information Support Operations Command. “I am very pleased to have Chris Sorenson take on this position,” CEO Ignacio Balderas said. “My sincere...