American Systems CFO Mark Danisewicz to Retire in Summer 2015

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Mark Danisewicz, chief financial officer at American Systems, plans to retire from the company sometime in the summer of 2015 after a 35-year career at the Chantilly, Virginia-based contractor. The company will begin its search for Danisewicz’s successor in early January, American Systems said Thursday. Danisewicz has led the company’s finance and accounting group and has helped the...

Jeff Harman Named Oceus COO, Kevin Stiles Appointed CTO

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Jeff Harman, senior vice president and general manager for the Defense Department solutions group at Oceus Networks, has been promoted to the role of chief operating officer. The company said Wednesday it also named Kevin Stiles, most recently vice president of engineering, as chief technology officer. Harman has managed the firm’s technology offerings for DoD enterprise and tactical environments...

Jerome Hauer Joins Chertoff Group as Security Services Principal; Michael Chertoff Comments

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Jerome Hauer, formerly commissioner of New York’s homeland security and emergency services division, has joined Chertoff Group as principal within the firm’s security services practice. He will be part of Chertoff’s team that works to assist customers in establishing risk reduction and management strategies and executing business continuity plans, Chertoff said Tuesday. Michael Chertoff, executive...

Carl Hahn Joins Northrop as VP, Chief Compliance Officer; Sheila Cheston Comments

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Carl Hahn Carl Hahn, formerly associate general counsel and trust and compliance officer at IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM), has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as vice president and chief compliance officer. He will succeed the retiring Judy Perry Martinez on Jan. 15, 2015 and report to Sheila Cheston, corporate VP and general counsel, Northrop Grumman said Monday. Hahn most recently led IBM’s compliance...

Stephen Spengler to Become Intelsat CEO in April 2015

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Stephen Spengler Stephen Spengler, formerly president and chief commercial officer at satellite services contractor Intelsat (NYSE: I), has been promoted to deputy CEO and will transition into the chief executive role on April 1, 2015. Intelsat said Thursday the move is part of a succession plan that will see current Chairman and CEO David McGlade move into the executive chairman role at...

Roger Wiederkehr Appointed Wyle CEO, George Melton to Stay as Chair

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Roger Wiederkehr, chief operating officer at Wyle Laboratories for two years, will succeed George Melton as president and CEO of the engineering and scientific services contractor at the end of this year. Wyle said Tuesday Melton, who has held the president and CEO titles for nine years, will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors at the El Segundo, Calif.-based company. “This...

Former USPS Official Charles McGann Joins CRGT as Chief Cyber Strategist; Tom Ferrando Comments

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Charles McGann Charles McGann, formerly corporate information security officer at the U.S. Postal Service, has been named chief cyber strategist at CRGT and will focus on cybersecurity protection offerings for the federal market. “Chuck’s expertise will guide CRGT’s cyber strategy and assist in providing information assurance expertise to address our client’s mission needs,”...

Lee Aber Named ID.me Security, Risk Management VP

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Lee Aber, a former director at cloud software firm Opower, has joined ID.me as vice president of security and risk management at the McLean, Virginia-based digital identity verification services company. The 20-year industry veteran will oversee incident response, security, vulnerability management and compliance programs in his new position, ID.me said Monday. Aber most recently oversaw Opower’s...

Ken Bedingfield to Succeed James Palmer as CFO, Corporate VP

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Kenneth Bedingfield Ken Bedingfield, currently vice president of corporate finance at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been elected by the board of directors to serve as corporate VP and chief financial officer. Bedingfield will assume his new positions following the company’s 2014 annual report and oversee financial planning, accounting, internal audit, treasury, contracts and pricing, trust...

Barbara Humpton Promoted to COO at Siemens’ US Federal Org; Judy Marks Comments

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Barbara Humpton Barbara Humpton, formerly senior vice president of business development for Siemens‘ U.S. federal business organization, has been promoted to the newly-created position of chief operating officer. She will lead efforts to identify new business opportunities and land new work in the federal market for Siemens Government Technologies, Siemens said Thursday. Judy Marks, president...