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.
THIS WEEK’S TOP GOVCON STORIES