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Harris Unveils Reorganized Australian Defense Unit, Appoints Alan Callaghan Lead

Allan Callaghan

Alan Callaghan, a 13-year veteran of Harris (NYSE: HRS), has been named president and managing director of the communications and information technology company’s reorganized defense business in Australia that operates as Harris Defence Australia. He will oversee the Brisbane-based organization’s business development, operations, shared services, government relations and marketing initiatives across the Australian defense …

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Karen Forgy Hicks Joins Siteworx as Operations EVP; Ken Quaglio Comments

Karen Forgy Hicks

Karen Forgy Hicks, formerly vice president and chief administration officer at Secure Mission Solutions, has been hired as executive vice president of operations at Siteworx. Hicks will be responsible for the firm’s daily operations, internal processes and team performance to drive customer service, Siteworx said Tuesday. Ken Quaglio, Siteworx president …

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Harris Vet Howard Lance to Join MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates as President, CEO

Howard Lance

Howard Lance, former chairman and CEO of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has been appointed president and CEO of Richmond, British Columbia-based communications and information services company MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates. Lance will assume his new roles on May 16 and succeed Daniel Friedmann, who has led the company over the past 21 years and will …

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Peter Kane Appointed COO at Altamira

Peter Kane

Peter Kane, formerly a vice president at McLean, Virginia-based technology services contractor Altamira Technologies, has been appointed to the role of chief operating office and will handle all of the company’s contract and program-related functions. Altamira said Wednesday Kane holds at least three decades of experience in programs related to intelligence, surveillance and …

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Sevatec President Balan Ayyar Adds CEO Title

Balan Ayyar

Balan Ayyar, president and chief operating officer of Sevatec, has taken a new dual role as president and CEO of the Fairfax, Virginia-based information technology services contractor. He will oversee the company’s day-to-day operations, expansion and market strategies and overall performance and succeeds Sonny Kakar, who has stepped down from the CEO role and will continue …

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IBM Vet David Hathaway to Head Defense, Intell Business for Global Business Services Segment

David Hathaway

David Hathaway, a 14-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former public sector application lead in its global business services segment, has transitioned into the role of vice president of defense and intelligence for the GBS organization, an IBM spokesperson has told GovCon Wire. Hathaway started the role April 1 and will …

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Booz Allen Vet Mark Gerencser Joins Alion Science’s Board


Mark Gerencser, the three-decade Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) veteran and six-term director there, has joined the board of directors at McLean, Virginia-based government and national security engineering services contractor Alion Science & Technology approximately seven months after its acquisition by private equity firm Veritas Capital. Alion Science said Thursday …

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Nick Khoubbieh Joins Ultra Electronics 3eTI as Cyber, Security Services VP, GM

Nick Khoubbieh

Nick Khoubbieh, a three-decade information technology veteran, has joined Ultra Electronics 3eTI as vice president and general manager for integrated cyber and security solutions. Khoubbieh will oversee the company’s solutions consulting practice, which works to build applications that respond to cyber threats, 3eTI said Thursday. “Our customers require highly advanced and …

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Wahid Nawabi Named AeroVironment CEO, Tim Conver to Remain Board Chair


AeroVironment‘s board of directors has chosen Chief Operating Officer and President Wahid Nawabi to succeed Tim Conver as CEO of the Simi Valley, California-based unmanned aircraft systems maker from May 2. Conver, who has led the company since 1992, will continue to serve as chairman of the board after he retires from the …

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Steven Omick Named President, CEO at Riverside Research

Steven Omick

Steven Omick, former president of Vencore‘s internal research-and-development organization, will serve as president and CEO of New York-based nonprofit scientific research services company Riverside Research starting March 28. He is a defense and intelligence technology research veteran with 28 years of experience and will succeed Richard Annas, who has served in the dual role over the past six years, …

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