This week we’re recapping recent significant executive moves, including:
Al Pichelli becomes Teledyne Technologies’ president.
Eric Crooker is elevated to Ingalls Shipbuilding’s VP of contracts and pricing.
David West joins ECS as VP of corporate development.
Tom Watson is chosen as senior VP of Serco’s federal business.
Steven Anderson is named Sallyport’s CGO.
Nelson Pedreiro now leads Lockheed Martin’s space research center.
On April 25th, Teledyne Technologies announced 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 company’s instrumentation and aerospace and defense electronics segments.
On April 25th, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding divisionannounced 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, ECS announced David West had joined the information technology and engineering services contractor as vice president of corporate development, effective April 2nd. “Dave brings a keen eye for strategy and invaluable M&A expertise to this position,” said George Wilson, ECS president and a 2018 Wash100 recipient.
On April 23rd, Serco Inc. announced 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 of SAIC’s Navy and Marine Corps. group.
On April 20th, Sallyport Global Holdings announced 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, SpaceNews reported that Nelson Pedreiro, formerly chief engineer for strategic and missile defense systems at Lockheed Martin’s space systems business, has been chosen to lead the Palo Alto, Calif., company’s 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 the Wash100 continues for the final days! Voter participation has sizably increased from 2017 to 2018. An additional 2,280 votes have been tallied for the top five popular vote recipients, growing over 297% from 2017’s results.
The Executive Mosaic team would like to extend our sincerest thanks to those who have participated 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 the Wash100 voting page before time runs out on April 30th.
The current top ten GovCon Executives are:
Executive Mosaic wishes to congratulate our new leaders rising in the polls, due to a recent surge in voting. Phebe Novakovic, CEO of General Dynamics, Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft, Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics Mission Systems, and 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!
Last Day to Vote: Monday, April 30th
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