John Pranzatelli, MBDA’s US President, Adds CEO Title

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John Pranzatelli John Pranzatelli, president of the U.S. subsidiary for global missile manufacturer MBDA, has been appointed to CEO and will continue to hold the title of president at the subsidiary — MBDA Inc. Scott Webster will continue as chairman of MBDA Inc.’s board after one year as the subsidiary’s interim CEO, MBDA said Friday. Pranzatelli, who has served as president...

Jacobs CEO Craig Martin to Retire, Noel Watson Named Exec Chair

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Craig Martin, president and CEO of Jacobs Engineering Group, (NYSE: JEC) plans to retire from the company on Dec. 26 after a 20-year career at the company that included eight years as chief executive. Jacobs said Sunday that the board of directors has appointed Chairman Noel Watson, who led the company as CEO from November 1992 to April 2006, to serve as executive chairman until Jacobs appoints a...

Louis Addeo, ManTech EVP, to Retire at Year’s End

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Louis Addeo Louis Addeo, executive vice president of corporate development and strategic acquisitions at ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT), plans to retire from the company on Dec. 31. He informed the company of his plans Monday, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The news was first reported by Jill Aitoro of the Washington Business Journal. Addeo has held his current role...

Patrick Antkowiak Promoted to CTO, Corporate VP at Northrop

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Patrick Antkowiak Patrick Antkowiak, formerly a vice president and general manager at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) electronic systems sector, has been promoted to chief technology officer and a corporate VP by the company’s board of directors with immediate effect. The company said Thursday that Antkowiak, a 33-year Northrop veteran, will develop and oversee the company’s technology...

Peter Pace Named Haystax Board Chairman; William Van Comments

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Peter Pace Peter Pace, the retired Marine Corps general who served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2005 to 2007, has been elected chairman of the board of directors at McLean, Virginia-based analytics product provider Haystax Technology. Pace joined the board in 2013 and will help oversee the company’s business strategy as it pushes to grow its cybersecurity and analytics...

Ray Bagley Appointed Huntington Ingalls Division Trades Operations VP; Matt Mulherin Comments

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Ray Bagley Ray Bagley, a 40-year veteran of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named vice president for trades operations within the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. His appointment is effective Dec. 8 and he succeeds Danny Hunley, who plans to retire at the end of the year after more than four decades with Newport News Shipbuilding, HII said Wednesday. Bagley will...

Linda Mills, Northrop Corporate VP of Operations, to Retire in January

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Linda Mills Linda Mills, corporate vice president of operations at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a 35-year veteran of both Northrop and the former TRW, plans to retire from the company on January 3, 2015. Northrop disclosed Mills’ pending retirement in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing released Wednesday. The news was first reported by Jill Aitoro of the Washington Business...

Balaji Yelamanchili, Jeff Scheel Join Symantec Security Group’s VP Ranks

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Balaji Yelamanchili Balaji Yelamanchili and Jeff Scheel, respectively former vice presidents at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE), have been appointed to senior leadership roles at Symantec‘s (NASDAQ: SYMC) security business unit. Symantec said Tuesday Yelamanchili will serve as executive VP and general manager of enterprise security products and Scheel will be senior VP for corporate...

Exclusive: Jim Lawler Joins ICF as SVP, Chief HR Officer

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Jim Lawler Jim Lawler, formerly chief human resource officer at TASC for four years, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as chief HR officer and will also serve as a senior vice president at the company, ICF has confirmed to GovCon Wire. “I came to ICF because of the energy here, the company’s proven ability to spot new market opportunities, and the quality of the people,” Lawler...

Amit Yoran Promoted to President at EMC’s RSA Arm

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Amit Yoran, formerly a senior vice president at EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) RSA division, has been promoted to the role of president and succeeded Art Coviello, who will continue to serve as executive chairman of RSA. RSA said Tuesday that Yoran will hold responsibility over functions related to customer experience across products, marketing, sales and services. “In the face of dramatic technology...