Richard McFarland Promoted to Gov’t Relations SVP at Parsons; Chuck Harrington Comments

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Richard McFarland has been promoted from vice president to senior vice president of government relations at Parsons‘ government services segment, where he will be responsible for national security and other federal programs. “He has made a tremendous impact on the corporation since joining us in 2010, building on our relationships on Capitol Hill and across Washington,” Chuck Harrington,...

CIA Vet Michael Morell to Head SAP NS2’s Advisory Board; Mark Testoni Comments

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Michael Morell SAP‘s National Security Services subsidiary has formed an advisory board of national security and technology veterans that will work to guide the company in its service delivery for customers. Mark Testoni “We are honored to have the support and assistance of these great American leaders,” Mark Testoni, SAP NS2 president and chief executive officer, said Thursday. The advisory...

CSC Vet Sam Visner Joins ICF as Cybersecurity Business SVP, GM

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Sam Visner Sam Visner, a 35-year cybersecurity and intelligence veteran and a former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) executive, has joined ICF International as senior vice president and general manager of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company’s cybersecurity business. “Sam is a recognized authority in cyber policy, programs and technology. Bringing Sam to ICF demonstrates our commitment...

Bechtel-Led Consortium Takes Mgmt Responsibility for Y-12, Pantex National Security Sites

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A Bechtel-led team has taken over the responsibility for the management and operations of two national security facilities in Tennessee and Texas under a potential 10-year contract with the National Nuclear Security Administration. Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC will oversee the operations of the Oak Ridge, Tennessee-based Y-12 National Security Complex and the Amarillo, Texas-based Pantex Plant,...

Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Seeks to Complement Intell Sharing Tech Portfolio With Zeta Associates Buy

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Marillyn Hewson Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to purchase Zeta Associates, a data-exchange technology provider to the defense and intelligence sectors, for an undisclosed amount. “Zeta Associates’ expertise in cross-platform information collection, analysis and dissemination is an ideal complement to our national security capabilities,” Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed president...

Former Nat’l Security Advisor Thomas Donilon Rejoins O’Melveny & Myers as Partner, Vice Chair

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Thomas Donilon, former national security advisor to the White House, has returned to O’Melveny & Myers LLP to serve as partner, vice chair and a member of the firm’s policy committee. In his role at O’Melveny & Myers, Donilon will work with business executives, company boards and entrepreneurs as they develop legal and policy issues, the company said Thursday. “Tom...

Hans Hollister to Head L-3’s Global Solutions Unit; Les Rose Comments

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Hans Hollister Hans Hollister, formerly senior vice president of business development for L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) national security solutions business segment, has been appointed general manager of the segment’s newly-formed global solutions unit. The 21-year company veteran will oversee strategic direction for the unit in commercial and international markets, L-3 said Thursday. “(Hollister)...

MacAulay-Brown Buys National Security Provider Commonwealth Technology

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MacAulay-Brown Inc. has bought Commonwealth Technology Inc., a provider of national security products and engineering services. Commonwealth Technology will operate within MacB’s national security business unit that is led by Mark Chadason, group senior vice president and general manager, MacB said Monday. Chadason said MacB intends for the acquisition to build up its logistics and engineering offerings...

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...

Stuart Taylor Joins Sabre as Senior Director, Natl Security Adviser

Stuart Taylor, a former director with Allen Vanguard International, has joined Sabre Systems as a senior director and national security and intelligence adviser. Taylor will oversee market strategies and new business proposals for domestic and overseas customers’ counterterrorism, homeland security and critical infrastructure protection requirements, Sabre said Oct. 31. He most recently served...