David Richards Elected DynCorp’s U.K. Advisory Board Chairman; James Geisler Comments

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David Richards, a retired U.K. military general, has joined DynCorp International to chair the advisory board of the company’s U.K. subsidiary. “We are excited to have General Richards join our board, bringing forth his experience with the UK’s armed forces which will be invaluable to DI’s future business in the region,” DI CEO James Geisler said Wednesday. Richards is former...

John Fitzgerald Heads to LGS Innovations as EVP, CFO; Kevin Kelly Comments

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John Fitzgerald, formerly chief accounting officer at ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT), has joined LGS Innovations as executive vice president and chief financial officer and will oversee LGS’ financial organization. LGS said Tuesday that Fitzgerald holds at lease 26 years of experience in the financial industry as the company seeks to evolve into a platform company for a global...

Chris Bernhardt: DynCorp to Refresh State Dept IT Equipment Under $165M Order

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DynCorp International has received a potential five-year, $165 million task order to provide information technology services to the U.S. State Department‘s more than 300 sites worldwide. The company said Tuesday it will work with the Bureau of Information Resource Management to refresh the agency’s computers and servers globally under the Vanguard 2.2.3 Global Information Technology Modernization...

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...

Gerry Decker Joins OMNIPLEX as Chief Growth Officer; Mike Santelli Comments

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Gerry Decker, formerly a president at Project Team Solutions, has joined OMNIPLEX World Services Corp. as chief growth officer, OMNIPLEX has confirmed to GovConWire. In his new role, Decker will be responsible for OMNIPLEX’s business development, strategy, marketing and corporate development functions as well as overseeing new service development, partnering and expansion efforts in the government...

Ian Copeland to Head DynCorp’s UK Arm; Chris Bernhardt Comments

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Maj. Gen. Ian Copeland, who retired from the British army earlier this year, has joined DynCorp International as U.K. managing director as the company aims to expand in Britain, the company said Thursday. Chris Bernhardt, DynCorp president, said the company intends to leverage its experience in maintaining military aircraft and vehicles worldwide to seek business opportunities in the U.K. The company...

DynCorp to Support Air Force Calibration Lab; George Krivo Comments

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DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has been awarded a five-year, $9 million contract to provide management and personnel support services to the U.S. Air Force‘s precision measurement equipment laboratories. DynCorp will act as a subcontractor to APRO International under the Air Force Enterprise Contracted program, DynCorp said Thursday. The AFEC PMEL vehicle has a potential cumulative value of...

Michelle Hertz Promoted to General Counsel at CGI Federal

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Michelle Hertz — who joined CGI Federal as managing counsel in 2010 and is also a vice president and corporate secretary there — has been promoted to general counsel, GovCon Wire has learned. Hertz served as a senior counsel at DynCorp International prior to joining Fairfax, Va.-based CGI Federal. In her last role at CGI, the more than 20-year government contracting veteran was responsible...

Deltek: $40B in Recompete Defense Contracts Up For Grabs

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Defense Department components plan to offer three recompete contracts worth up to $40 billion combined starting this fall and continuing into the winter, the Washington Post reported Monday. Ashley Bergander writes both large and small companies could have an opportunity to participate in the bidding process for each of the contract vehicles set to be awarded by the Army, Air Force and Defense...

DynCorp Wins $45M to Support Navy Operations in the Philippines; George Krivo Comments

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DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has won a $44.9 million contract modification award to provide the US Navy deployed in the Philippines with operations support services. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command-Pacific award is the first of four one-year options for the contract originally awarded in June 2012, DI said Thursday. Under the contract, DI will provide the Navy with labor, tools, equipment,...