Engility Inks $1B Deal for TASC, Tony Smeraglinolo to Retain CEO Title

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Engineering and technical services contractor Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has agreed to purchase professional services provider TASC for $1.1 billion in stock. Both Chantilly, Virginia-based companies said Tuesday they expect to close the deal in the first quarter of 2015, pending votes from both sets of shareholders and regulatory approvals. Engility expects the deal to increase its earnings...

Army Awards 11 Firms Shared $444M Contract for Test, Evaluation Support

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The U.S. Army has awarded 11 companies positions on a potential five-year, $444 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for test and evaluation support services, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract covers services such as database management support, test and safety management, analytical and verification support and studies and analysis, DoD said. Four small businesses...

TASC to Help NGA Screen, Procure GEOINT Apps

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded TASC a potential four-year, $25 million contract to recommend and pre-screen potential applications for download on the agency’s GEOINT App Store. TASC will be responsible for helping the agency acquire a range of desktop, mobile and web programs as its applications operations service provider, NGA said Monday in a FedBizOpps award notice. NGA...

Mark Forman Returns to TASC as IT, Cloud Services VP; Bruce Phillips Comments

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Mark Forman Mark Forman, co-founder and former CEO of Government Transaction Services LLC, has joined TASC as vice president for information technology and cloud services. The 29-year industry veteran previously worked at TASC from 1985 to 1989 and will be responsible for the company’s cybersecurity, cloud, mobile and data analytics initiatives, TASC said Wednesday. Bruce Phillips “His...

Al Pisani Appointed Corporate Development SVP at Serco Inc.; Dan Allen Comments

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Al Pisani Al Pisani, formerly senior vice president of TASC‘s intelligence group, has joined Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary — Serco Inc. — as senior vice president of corporate development. Pisani will be responsible for corporate development, strategy planning, mergers and acquisitions, program management centers of excellence and customer satisfaction activities,...

Pamela Drew Promoted to EVP Ranks at Exelis; David Melcher Comments

Pamela Drew Pamela Drew, president of Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) information systems business, has been promoted to an executive vice president role the aerospace and defense contractor. She will continue to lead and direct the company’s strategic growth platform in the area of critical networks, Exelis said Thursday. “This promotion is well-deserved and I’m looking forward to seeing her...

Dale Luddeke Joins STG as Strategy, Business Growth SVP

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Dale Luddeke Dale Luddeke, formerly senior vice president and chief growth officer at TASC, has joined STG as senior vice president of strategy and business growth. Luddeke will oversee STG’s capture and proposal functions, lead pursuit of indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity vehicles and also be responsible for business intelligence and marketing, the company said Tuesday. “Dale is a senior...

Chris Goodrich Promoted to ManTech Cyber Group EVP, COO; Bill Varner Comments

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Chris Goodrich Chris Goodrich, who joined ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) in 2009 and a former senior vice president, has been promoted to EVP and chief operating officer of the Fairfax, Va.-based contractor’s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. The 26-year GovCon veteran will oversee the group’s operations as it works to grow its security offerings and cyber services...

John Hynes Promoted to TASC President, CEO

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John Hynes John Hynes, chief operating officer at TASC since September 2012, has been promoted to president and CEO at the Chantilly, Va.-based contractor. The appointment is effective immediately and he succeeds David Langstaff, TASC said Wednesday. “I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead TASC as president and chief executive officer,” Hynes said. Hynes credited Langstaff...

Gulu Gambhir Named Leidos Corporate CTO

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Gulu Gambhir Dr. S. Gulu Gambhir, formerly acting chief technology officer at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed to the role of corporate CTO. He will lead the company’s technology office and work with science and technology organizations to target investments and to develop and recruit technical talent, Leidos said Monday. Gambhir joined the company in 2009 when it was known as SAIC and...