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AECOM Promotes Mgmt Services Lead Randy Wotring, Elevates John Vollmer to Segment President


Randy Wotring, former president of the management services segment at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed to a newly-created role of president of technical and operational services in a move that takes effect immediately. AECOM said Thursday that transition will also see John Vollmer, previously executive vice president and chief operating officer for management services, …

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Kurt Amend Named Raytheon Saudi Arabia Operations President; Thomas Vecchiolla Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 23, 2016 — Kurt Amend, who joined Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in 2011, has been appointed to succeed the retiring Lou Laroche as president of the company’s operations in  Saudi Arabia, GovConExecutive reported Thursday. Amend previously served as vice president of foreign policy and national security affairs within Raytheon’s international business …

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Jim Chilton Promoted to Boeing Network & Space Systems Business President

Jim Chilton

Jim Chilton, vice president of strategic missiles and defense systems at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been promoted to president of the aerospace and defense contractor’s network and space systems business in a move that takes effect Oct. 21. Boeing said Thursday the 32-year company veteran will succeed Craig Cooning, who has led N&SS since July 2014 …

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IT Industry Vet Sujey Edward Named Octo Consulting CTO; Mehul Sanghani Comments

Sujey Edward

Sujey Edward, formerly vice president of Salient CRGT’s Agile Innovation Center and Agile Center of Excellence, has joined Octo Consulting Group as chief technology officer. He will report directly to Octo founder and CEO Mehul Sanghani and be responsible for the Tysons Corner, Virginia-based contractor’s information technology programs and implementation teams that assist …

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Matt Needy Named Huntington Ingalls Division VP of Virginia-Class Submarine Program, Fleet Services

Matt Needy

Matt Needy, formerly director of the Virginia-class submarine program at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been promoted as the division’s vice president of the Virginia-class submarine program and fleet services. He will report to Ken Mahler, Newport News’ VP of Navy programs, and succeed Jim Hughes, who will …

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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead


Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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Former DHS Chief Privacy Officer Karen Neuman Joins Goodwin as Partner, Privacy Lead

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Karen Neuman, formerly chief privacy officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined law firm Goodwin as privacy lead for the company’s Washington office and a partner with the privacy and cybersecurity practice. The privacy lawyer will be based at the law firm’s Washington, D.C., office and will work to advise …

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QTS Hires Andrew Wild as CISO; Jon Greaves Comments

Andrew Wild

Andrew Wild, formerly a chief information security officer at Lancope, has joined cloud computing and data center services provider QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) as CISO. Wild previously served as chief security officer for cloud security and compliance services provider Qualys before he joined Lancope, QTS said Wednesday. “Andrew was the perfect …

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By Light Hires Former VA Exec Steve Kastin as Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare IT Strategist

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Steve Kastin, formerly chief healthcare information technology strategist for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national office of information and technology, has joined Clarendon, Virginia-based contractor By Light Professional IT Services as chief medical officer and healthcare IT strategist. He will apply his background in healthcare informatics and healthcare IT to his new role at By …

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Parsons Names Vice Chairman Tom Roell to Interim Federal Leadership Post

Tom Roell

Thomas “Tom” Roell, vice chairman and chief risk adviser at Parsons Corp., has been appointed interim president of the Pasadena, California-based engineering and construction services contractor’s federal business unit and will maintain his other current roles for the company. Parsons said Wednesday Roell will continue to be based at the company’s …

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