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Rolls Royce Vet David Smith Joins Qinetiq as CFO; Steve Wadey Comments

David Smith,  chief financial officer and director at Rolls Royce, will join U.K.-based science and engineering company Qinetiq as CFO. Qinetiq said Tuesday Smith will succeed David Mellors, who is scheduled to leave QinetiQ on Dec. 31 to join Cobham as the defense contractor’s CFO. “[David] has extensive executive experience in blue …

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QinetiQ Vet David Mellors to Join Cobham as CFO

David Mellors, chief financial officer at British robotics technology maker QinetiQ Group, will join U.K.-based aerospace and defense contractor Cobham as CFO on a yet unconfirmed date no later than Jan. 1, 2017. Cobham said Wednesday that current CFO Simon Nicholls will depart the company later in the year and remain in the role as the …

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LookingGlass to Acquire QinetiQ’s Cyveillance Threat Intell Business for $35M

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions has agreed to acquire online monitoring and threat intelligence business Cyveillance from British defense technology contractor QinetiQ Group for approximately $35 million in cash. Chris Coleman, CEO of LookingGlass, said Friday his company aims to build a comprehensive intelligence-based platform for security professionals to manage business risks and threats. Arlington, Virginia-based …

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Jeff Yorsz Joins QinetiQ NA as President

Jeff Yorsz, a former general manager at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Adaptive Optics Associates subsidiary, has been appointed president of defense technology firm QinetiQ North America. He will be responsible for all aspects of business operations and strategic programs in his new position, QNA said Tuesday. “Historically QNA has developed …

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John Wilson Joins Qinetiq’s Cyveillance Arm as EVP; Scott Kaine Comments

John Wilson, formerly executive vice president of global field operations at Qualys, has joined cyber intelligence provider and Qinetiq subsidiary Cyveillance as an EVP. Wilson will work to oversee the integration of new services into Cyveillance’s threat intelligence portfolio and form a professional services team to help customers with threat intelligence gathering and analysis work, …

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QinetiQ Buys Redfern Integrated Optics in Sensor Market Push; Leo Quinn Comments

QinetiQ has bought Redfern Integrated Optics, a semiconductor laser provider to the sensor industry, for an undisclosed amount as QinetiQ looks to gain a foothold in the distributed acoustic sensing market. The purchase is slated to close within the first half of QinetiQ’s 2015 fiscal year and RIO will be …

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The SI Org Closes Potential $215M Purchase of QinetiQ NA’s Services Arm

QinetiQ confirmed Tuesday that it has completed the sale of its U.S.-based services division to The SI Organization, a little more than a month after regulatory and shareholder approvals were met. The SI Organization has made an initial payment of $165 million for QinetiQ North America‘s services group and could …

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Mac Curtis: The SI Org Eyes Adjacent Market Growth Through QinetiQ NA Services Group Buy

The SI Organization has moved to grow its footprint in fields such as cybersecurity and analytics by agreeing to purchase QinetiQ North America‘s services and solutions group. The SI expects to close the deal in the second quarter of calendar year 2014 after regulatory approvals have been completed, the company …

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Mark Lucas Joins QinetiQ NA in Strategic Programs Leadership Role

Mark Lucas, formerly an acquisition and warfare analysis leader at WBB, has joined QinetiQ North America as director of strategic programs within the mission solutions business unit. The retired Navy commander has led operational and combat tours as a flight officer in Kosovo and Iraq, QNA said Tuesday. Other Navy …

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QinetiQ NA Wins Int’l Robot Order from Iraq’s Military; JD Crouch Comments

QinetiQ North America has won a $20 million contract to build military robots for Iraq’s military forces to fulfill a foreign sales agreement with that country. QNA will engineer TALON IV robots at its Waltham, Mass.-based facility and expects to finish work in March 2014 under the firm-fixed-price contract, QinetiQ …

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