Karl Williams Named COO, Charles Peiffer Appointed CFO at PAE; John Heller Comments

Karl William
Karl Williams Karl Williams and Charles Peiffer, respectively former executives at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) and IAP Worldwide Services, have been appointed to executive leadership positions at PAE. Williams will start in the role of chief operating officer on April 21 and Peiffer will begin his new position as chief financial officer on April 14, PAE said Wednesday. John Heller John Heller, PAE CEO,...

John Heller Appointed PAE CEO; Paul Cofoni Comments

John Heller
John Heller John Heller, formerly senior vice president and chief operating officer at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL), has joined PAE as CEO and is starting in the role Thursday. Mike Dignam, president at PAE since 2010, will report to Heller who now has responsibility for executing the company’s strategic vision of becoming a leading government services provider, PAE said Thursday. “John has...

Timothy Knight Named Engility Intl Development VP, GM; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Tony Smeraglinolo Timothy Knight, head of international relief and reconstruction programs at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL), will succeed Asif Shaikh as vice president and general manager for the international development business. Shaikh will move to the strategic relations team and help maintain relationships with senior-level customers and other government stakeholders, Engility said Tuesday. Knight...

Engility Names John Heller COO, John Craddock Strategic Relations SVP; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

John Heller John Craddock Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) has promoted John Heller to chief operating officer and John Craddock to senior vice president for strategic relations when its reorganization takes effect Jan. 1, 2013, the company said Wednesday. The company said in September its professional support services and mission support services divisions would not form Engility’s new operating...

Engility Realigns: John Heller to Head Operations, John Craddock Lead Customer Relationships

Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL), which spun off from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) into a standalone company in July, announced Wednesday it is realigning into a central operating group with four business units. As of Jan. 1, 2013, the Chantilly, Va.-based contractor will operate units specializing in services for training and mission support, technology, engineering and program support,...

Engility Corp. Completes Spinoff From L-3 Communications; CEO Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Corp., the former government services subsidiary of L-3 Communications, has completed its spinoff into a standalone company trading under the EGL symbol on the New York Stock Exchange. President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo will lead the Chantilly, Va.-based pure-play professional and technical services contractor, which projects it will generate $1.6 billion in 2012 revenue with around 9,000...

L-3 Names Craig Reed, John Heller to Engility Spinoff Exec Team

Craig Reed, L-3 Communications L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has appointed John Heller and Dr. Craig Reed to executive leadership positions within its Alexandria, Va.-based services group, the company announced Monday. The two government contracting veterans will help transition the group as L-3 spins it off into a new company called Engility. Reed and Heller will report to Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility’s...

Harris Names Alex Heidt SVP of IT Business Development

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has appointed Alex Heidt as senior vice president for IT business development, where he will report to IT president John Heller. Heidt started with Harris in December 2010 as vice president of Air Force IT programs. Prior to joining that, Heidt was vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) 0 million global mission solutions division, where he headed operations,...

Harris to Support MDA Communication Networks, LA Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space and missile systems center has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) an award to provide network support services to the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Harris will deliver core IT and communications maintenance and operations services. These will include video teleconferencing services and network control center support. The company will also provide information assurance...

Harris to Upgrade Core IT Infrastructure at 4 U.S. Air Force Bases

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won four contracts worth over a combined million with the U.S. Air Force‘s electronic systems center. Harris will upgrade the core IT infrastructure of four U.S. Air Force bases, including: Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Randolph Air Force Base, Texas Vance Air Force Base, Okla. “Harris Corporation’s selection was based...