Randa Newsome to Succeed Keith Peden as Raytheon HR, Security VP; Thomas Kennedy Comments

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Randa Newsome Randa Newsome, formerly a vice president at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems unit, will serve as the company’s VP of human resources and global security beginning on Jan. 1. The 13-year company veteran succeeds Keith Peden, who will retire from the company after a 21-year career, Raytheon announced Thursday. “Randa is well positioned to lead the progression...

Harold Carlisle Appointed to Cubic Mission Support Services Group VP Post

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Harold Carlisle, a 22-year veteran of Cubic (NYSE: CUB), has been promoted from director to vice president of technical services for the company’s mission support services business. He will oversee contractor operations and maintenance services, training and mentoring strategies and instructional support programs in his new position, Cubic said Thursday. Carlisle will report to Al Sargeant, senior...

Balaji Yelamanchili, Jeff Scheel Join Symantec Security Group’s VP Ranks

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Balaji Yelamanchili Balaji Yelamanchili and Jeff Scheel, respectively former vice presidents at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE), have been appointed to senior leadership roles at Symantec‘s (NASDAQ: SYMC) security business unit. Symantec said Tuesday Yelamanchili will serve as executive VP and general manager of enterprise security products and Scheel will be senior VP for corporate...

Jan Marshall to Serve as Cubic VP, CIO; Bradley Feldmann Comments

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Jan Marshall, founder of the jlm Coaching and Consulting group, has joined Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) as vice president and chief information officer. In her new role, Marshall will take charge of the team handling information technology solutions delivery, infrastructure, applications and processes, Cubic said Tuesday. “Her passion for transforming IT within a company to impact the business will...

Greg Psihas Appointed Lockheed Corporate Development VP

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Greg Psihas, former corporate vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Applied Materials, will join Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as VP of corporate development on Oct. 27. The company said Tuesday Psihas will manage mergers and acquisitions, integration, joint and strategic ventures, divestitures, technology commercialization and fund investments. He has overseen merger and acquisition...

Chris Hickey to Lead Elbit Systems of America’s Aviation Services Business; Raanan Horowitz Comments

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Chris Hickey, a more than 25-year aerospace industry veteran, has joined Elbit Systems of America as vice president of the company’s services and support solutions business. He will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s aircraft modernization, sustainment, logistics and product support operations at various locations in the U.S. and overseas, Elbit said Monday. Raanan Horowitz,...

Fred Harrison Joins Lone Star as Systems Engineering VP; Matthew Bowers Comments

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Fred Harrison, a 34-year technology and contracting veteran, has joined Lone Star as vice president of systems engineering at the business and government advisory firm. He most recently oversaw capture functions and advanced missile engineering programs at MBDA Inc. as the company’s technology VP, Lone Star said Thursday. Matthew Bowers, Lone Star VP for corporate development, said Harrison will...

James Bahel Joins Leidos’ Integrated Systems Org as BD VP; Sam Gordy Comments

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James Bahel James Bahel, a 35-year intelligence veteran and former senior business development officer at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president of BD for the company’s integrated systems group. He succeeds Mike Stewart, who has been named ISG operations manager, and will oversee the organization’s development strategies for its national security and...

Tarik Reyes Appointed Business Development VP for Northrop’s Integrated AMD Org

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Tarik Reyes Tarik Reyes, a group director at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems sector, has been promoted to vice president of business development for the organization’s integrated air and missile defense division. The appointment takes effect immediately and he will oversee pipeline development, customer engagement and growth strategies for IAMD product offerings in his...

Joseph DiZinno Named AMERICAN SYSTEMS Identity Intell VP

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Joseph DiZinno Dr. Joseph DiZinno, a two-decade FBI veteran and a former executive at BAE Systems, has joined AMERICAN SYSTEMS as vice president of identity intelligence for the Chantilly, Virginia-based government services contractor. He will oversee an organization that provides identity analytics support for federal homeland security, counterterrorism, healthcare and law enforcement programs in...