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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: The Shifting Sands of Executive Leadership, Siemens’ $4.13 Billion Contract Win, and More

Weekly Roundup

March 27 – March 31 2017

A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson

This week, the GovCon industry witnessed several high-profile private sector executive moves. It goes without saying that these leadership changes could impact industry in a positive way, introducing new business practices and styles to companies. The increased sharing of ideas that these leadership shifts will inevitably bring will be hugely beneficial to the overall health of the GovCon community.

Casey Coleman, formerly vice president of federal civilian business group at Unisys, joined Salesforce as senior vice president of the customer relationship management technology firm’s global government solutions unit. In this new position, Coleman will oversee Salesforce’s global enterprise positioning strategy for the government and public sector.

Catherine Kuenzel, formerly executive vice president and general manager of the homeland security group at CSRA, has joined Microsoft as vice president of enterprise services for the company’s public sector business in the Americas.

Jeneanne Rae, founder and former CEO of Motiv Strategies, has joined Deloitte‘s consulting business as federal customer experience leader for the civilian sector. Deloitte said Monday that Rae will concentrate on the development and implementation of service design-focused CX programs for more than 22 federal civilian agencies.

On Monday, Engility announced that Scott Whatmough, a 30-year veteran of Raytheon, has been named senior vice president of the company’s defense group. In this new position, Whatmough will lead the group that offers technical and engineering support services to the Defense Department in his new position.

Former chief operating officer of Triple Canopy and 29-year U.S. Army veteran Chris Sorenson has beenappointed as interim COO of Janus Global Operations, a global logistics and stability services contractor. Sorenson comes to Janus with extensive leadership experience from his time commanding U.S. armed forces.

Mick Fox has joined the Vienna, Virginia-based TechnoMile as chief operating officer and chief strategy officer. Fox previously held the role of executive vice president of business development at PAE. In his new capacity at TechnoMile, Fox will lead the company’s efforts to develop products and services offerings to help government contractors capture new business and drive operations.

This Week’s Biggest Contracts:

A business unit of Siemens has won a potential 10-year, $4.13 billion contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply U.S. military branches with radiology systems, accessories and training.

AAR has won a potential 15-year, $909.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide supply chain management services for the landing gear parts of C-130, KC-135 and E-3 aircraft platforms.

Lockheed Martin has landed a $273.5 million sole-source contract from the MissileDefense Agency to produce additional interceptors for the agency’s anti-ballistic missile system.

Honeywell will lead a $243 million U.S. Air Force project to reduce energy consumption at a Tinker Air Force Base air logistics facility under an energy savings performance contract from the Defense Logistics Agency – Energy.

Accenture‘s federal services business will deploy mobile and enterprise data technologies at the U.S. Marshals Service under a five-year, $232 million contract awarded through the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center.


Former Unisys Federal VP Casey Coleman Joins Salesforce as Govt Solutions SVP
Casey Coleman, formerly vice president of federal civilian business group at Unisys, has joined Salesforce as senior VP of the customer relationship management technology firm’s global government solutions unit.
Army Adds 11 Companies to $10B Foreign Language Services Contract
Eleven firms have secured spots under a potential $9.9 billion U.S. Army contract that covers foreign language services to the Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise program.
Duke Richardson Promoted to Major General, Named PEO for Air Force One Replacement Program
Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson, program executive officer for tankers at the U.S. Air Force, has been promoted to the rank of major general and has been appointed PEO to oversee the Air Force One replacement program.
Siemens Unit Wins Potential $4B DLA Contract for Radiology Systems, Training
A business unit of Siemens has won a potential 10-year, $4.13 billion contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply U.S. military branches with radiology systems, accessories and training.
Leidos Civil Group Lead Angie Heise Joins Mission Support Alliance Board
Angie Heise, president of Leidos‘ civil business group, has been named to the Mission Support Alliance‘s board of directors.
White House Proposes Additional $3B for DHS Under Fiscal 2017 Supplemental Request
President Donald Trump’s supplemental budget request for fiscal year 2017 would allocate $3 billion in additional funds for the Department of Homeland Security to support immigration enforcement and border security programs in his executive orders
Deloitte Buys Day1 Solutions in Cloud Service Expansion Push
Deloitte has purchased McLean, Virginia-based cloud consulting firm Day1 Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a move to build up its cloud offerings and capabilities as well as expand its client base in both commercial and public sectors.
GovCon Vet Mick Fox Joins TechnoMile as COO, CSO
Mick Fox, formerly executive vice president of business development at PAE, joined Vienna, Virginia-based TechnoMile as chief operating officer and chief strategy officer on March 15.
CSC Shareholders OK Combination With HPE Enterprise Services Segment
Shareholders at Computer Sciences Corp. have approved the pending merger of CSC with Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s enterprise services segment.
General Dynamics Unit Gets Potential $140M Deal for NATO IT Modernization
General Dynamics‘ information technology business will deploy a cloud-based platform to update NATO’s IT infrastructure under a potential five-year, $140 million contract from the NATO Communications and Information Agency.

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