The Chertoff Group Promotes 3 Execs to Senior Roles; Michael Chertoff Comments

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Consulting firm The Chertoff Group has promoted Jim Pflaging, Elizabeth Carter and Marjorie Chelius to serve in senior roles in their respective areas of expertise. Pflaging will serve as principal and head of business strategy, Carter as senior director and Chelius as senior associate, The Chertoff Group said Tuesday. “Each of these individuals has brought incredible value to the firm by...

Alastair MacWillson to Advise Chertoff Group Clients on Risk Mgmt as Principal

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Alastair MacWillson, a former global managing director for Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) technology consulting practice, has joined The Chertoff Group as principal. “Alastair is a recognized industry leader and seasoned cyber expert with over 23 years of experience addressing critical issues related to technology strategy, security and risk,” Michael Chertoff, executive chairman and co-founder...

Greg Hill Named Chertoff Group Principal; Michael Chertoff, Chad Sweet Comment

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Greg Hill, formerly chief of staff at the House Homeland Security Committee, has been named principal at The Chertoff Group and partner at TCG Capital Partners, the security advisory company’s investment vehicle. Hill will provide clients with advice on business growth and expansion strategy in the national security market and support threat identification and reduction measures, The Chertoff...

Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips, Michael Shank Join Chertoff Group as Senior Advisors; Michael Chertoff Comments

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Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips and Michael Shank have joined security and risk management advisory firm Chertoff Group as senior advisors. The three new advisors will work with the company’s professional team focusing on cybersecurity, information technology, intelligence and business development, Chertoff Group said Wednesday. Michael Chertoff, chairman of Chertoff Group, said the company’s advisory...

Michael Chertoff: New Group Advisers to Help Clients Address Threat Landscape

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W. Ross Ashley III, Cathy Handford, Reginald Hyde, Allison Boyd Travis and Mary DeRosa have joined The Chertoff Group as senior advisers. The five appointees will aim to help complement the organization’s subject-matter experience in defense, intelligence, homeland security, analytics, big data and cybersecurity, The Chertoff Group said Monday. “Our trusted experience and wide-reaching...

Linda Hudson to Retire From BAE

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Linda Hudson Linda Hudson plans to retire as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary no later than March 31, 2014. She will also step down from her positions as executive director of the BAE Systems plc board and as a member of the company’s executive committee at that time, BAE said Tuesday. Hudson, intends to remain as an outside director at BAE Systems...

BAE Names Michael Chertoff US Board Chair; Linda Hudson Comments

Michael Chertoff Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has been elected chairman of the board of directors for BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary. Effective May 1, the company said he will start a three-year term and succeed retired Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni, who began his tenure as chairman in June 2009. Zinni, who joined the board in 2000,...

Michael Chertoff Joins Noblis Board of Trustees

Michael Chertoff Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has joined Noblis’ board of trustees, the company announced Thursday. Chertoff is the co-founder and managing principal at security consultant Chertoff Group and currently serves as senior of counsel at Covington & Burling LLP. The newly appointed trustee held the secretary post at DHS between 2005 and 2009 and led the...

Accenture Assembles Federal Business Advisory Board; Kay Kapoor Comments

Kay Kapoor, Accenture Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed five former federal officials to Accenture’s newly formed federal advisory board, Accenture announced Tuesday. Accenture said the board will meet quarterly and advise the company’s federal services unit on the federal market, industry trends and business strategies. Kay Kapoor, managing director of Accenture’s federal practice,...

Former DHS Secretary Joins Mission Essential Board of Advisors; Chris Taylor Comments

Hon. Michael Chertoff Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Hon. Michael Chertoff has joined Mission Essential Personnel‘s board of advisors. The company said that as it continues to diversify, Chertoff will contribute to its growth strategy and strategic planning. Prior to serving as DHS Secretary from 2005 to 2009, Chertoff served as a judge on the U.S. Third Circuit Court...