Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Executive Moves, Top 10 Stories & Wash100’s Last Days to Vote
Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO
This week weâre recapping recent significant executive moves, including:
Al Pichelli becomesÂ Teledyne TechnologiesâÂ president.
Eric Crooker is elevated toÂ Ingalls Shipbuildingâs VP of contracts and pricing.
David West joinsÂ ECSÂ as VP of corporate development.
Tom Watson is chosen as senior VP ofÂ Sercoâs federal business.
Steven Anderson is namedÂ Sallyportâs CGO.
Nelson Pedreiro now leadsÂ Lockheed Martinâs space research center.
On April 25th,Â Teledyne TechnologiesÂ announcedÂ Al Pichelli, chief operating officer, will hold the additional title of president. He succeeds Robert Mehrbrian, who will focus on his duties as chairman and chief executive officer. Before becoming COO, Pichelli oversaw the Calif.-based companyâs instrumentation and aerospace and defense electronics segments.
On April 25th,Â Huntington Ingalls Industriesâ Ingalls ShipbuildingÂ divisionannouncedÂ Eric Crooker, formerly director of contract administrations, has been promoted to vice president of contracts and pricing. He will report to Tom Stiehle, Ingalls Shipbuilding vice president of business management and chief financial officer, succeeding Don Perkins who retires July 1st.
On April 24th,Â ECSÂ announcedÂ David West had joined the information technology and engineering services contractor as vice president of corporate development, effective April 2nd. âDave brings a keen eye for strategy and invaluable M&A expertise to this position,â saidÂ George Wilson, ECS president and aÂ 2018 Wash100 recipient.
On April 23rd,Â Serco Inc.Â announcedÂ Tom Watson has been named senior vice president of its federal services business. He will oversee operations and business development strategies for the defense and citizen services markets, the Reston, Va., company said. Previously, Watson was senior vice president and general manager ofÂ SAICâs Navy and Marine Corps. group.
On April 20th,Â Sallyport Global HoldingsÂ announcedÂ Brigadier General (Ret.) Steven Anderson as its new chief growth officer, tasked with overseeing global mission support and security and risk management operations. Anderson served under General Petraeus in Iraq as a deputy chief of staff and was the chief logistics architect of the 2007 Five Brigade Surge.
On April 18th, SpaceNewsÂ reportedÂ that Nelson Pedreiro, formerly chief engineer for strategic and missile defense systems atÂ Lockheed Martinâs space systems business, has been chosen to lead the Palo Alto, Calif., companyâs advanced technology center. Pedreiro will oversee approximately 600 technicians and scientists supporting space technology platforms.
Wash100: Last Chance to Vote!
Ends Monday, April 30th
The popular vote for theÂ Wash100Â continues forÂ the final days! Voter participation has sizably increased from 2017 to 2018. An additional 2,280 votes have been tallied for the top five popularÂ vote recipients,Â growing over 297% from 2017âs results.
The Executive Mosaic team would like to extend our sincerest thanks to those who have participatedÂ in the Wash100 popular vote. Your votes help to recognize the individuals who are expected to have the greatest impact on the GovCon marketplace in the coming year.
If you have yet to place your ten votes for the executives you believe will have the greatest influence on the government contracting landscape over the next year, please visit theÂ Wash100 voting pageÂ before time runs out onÂ April 30th.
The current top tenÂ GovConÂ ExecutivesÂ are:
Executive Mosaic wishes to congratulate our new leaders rising in the polls, due to a recent surge in voting.Â Phebe Novakovic, CEO of General Dynamics,Â Craig Abod, presidentÂ of Carahsoft,Â Chris Marzilli,Â president of General Dynamics MissionÂ Systems, andÂ Xavier Williams, president of AT&T Global Business Public Sector Solutions, are all within 10 points of each other. With three days left to vote, there’s still time to help decide the winners!
Report: Camilo Sandoval Appointed VA Acting CIO
The Department of Veterans Affairs has appointed Camilo Sandoval, former Trump campaign director of data operations, to serve as VAâs chief information officer on an acting basis, Politico reported Wednesday.
Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson recently presented Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems Inc., with his 2022 Wash100 Award during a visit to the company’s office. Executive Mosaic is thrilled to recognize Al Whitmore as a five-time Wash100 Award recipient, the most prestigious award that is presented annually to those who exemplify the
BAE Systems has closed its $200 million purchase of military training and simulation software developer Bohemia Interactive Simulations. BAE first announced the deal in November 2021 and the defense contractor said Monday BISim will operate under the company’s intelligence and security sector, led by 2022 Wash100 inductee Al Whitmore. The acquired business offers its virtual
Executive Mosaic has introduced Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems Inc., as a 2022 Wash100 Award recipient for his leadership in the defense systems engineering and modernization area. Whitmore has been selected five times for induction into the annual list of leaders with staying power and influence in the