She will replace Michael Chertoff, who has held the board chair post at BAE Systems Inc. since April 2012, and take over the role when Chertoff completes his term this month, the company said Monday.
Ayotte, who joined the subsidiary’s board in June 2017, previously represented New Hampshire in the Senate for six years and chaired the Senate Armed Services Committee’s readiness and management support panel.
Tom Arseneault, president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc. and a two-time Wash100 awardee, said Ayotte’s national defense and security experience has helped guide the company’s work with customers.
Akima and Amentum’s joint venture, Akima Range Readiness Operations, has received a $333.9 million award from the U.S. Air Force calling for operations and management services at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The contract, which is the Air Force’s largest facility operations and management award, has a performance period of seven years and was awarded
IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to buy government technology services provider Octo from Arlington Capital Partners in a move to complement Big Blue’s IT and digital transformation offerings for the federal sector. Baird served as financial adviser to Arlington and Octo on the transaction. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed and all the
The Department of Defense has awarded Amazon’s (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud computing business, Google, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) positions on the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability contract worth potentially $9 billion over five and a half years. DOD said Wednesday JWCC is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will enable the department to directly procure