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David Wajsgras Takes First Place, Steve Harris and Teresa Carlson Climb Rankings, Craig Abod Has Huge Week in Weekly Wash100 Voting

After last week’s Wash100 voting rankings were reported, it appeared that Tiffanny Gates of Novetta established herself in first place, and the Wash100 rankings were beginning to settle down. However, the GovCon community submitted nearly 3,000 votes during the past week, and most GovCon executives changed positions in the top …

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David Wajsgras Threatening to Take First Place from Tiffanny Gates, Steve Harris Continues Hot Streak, John Harris Rises in the Ranks in Weekly Wash100 Voting

Over 11,500 votes have been cast from the GovCon community to determine the top vote getter in the 2019 Wash100 voting. With the April 30th deadline approaching, voting remains strong with David Wajsgras and John Harris of Raytheon tallying the most votes and recording the biggest impact in the rankings …

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Elbit Systems to Acquire Harris Night Vision Business for $350M; Bezhalel Machlis Quoted

Elbit Systems of America (Nasdaq: ESLT) agreed to acquire the night vision business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) for approximately $350M. Harris said Friday the transaction is conditioned upon completion of its proposed merger with L3 Technologies (LLL) and customary closing conditions that include a receipt of all regulatory approvals. …

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L3, Harris Shareholders OK All-Stock Merger Deal; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

Stockholders at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) approved during their respective meetings Thursday the proposals needed to close the proposed merger of the companies. “This vote represents a key milestone in our merger process,” Christopher Kubasik, L3 chairman, president and CEO, said in a statement published Thursday. …

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Tiffanny Gates Holds First Place, David Wajsgras Takes Second Place from Mac Curtis, Steve Harris Has Big Week in Weekly Wash100 Voting

The race is on to reach the top of the Wash100 rankings before voting ends on April 30th. With the deadline drawing near, there have been some surprises over the last two weeks as the GovCon community continues to select their favorite executives. A shake-up occurred in the rankings to …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International and VP of Business Development of Raytheon, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International and vice president of Business Development of Raytheon, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Harris for securing several major contracts for Raytheon and supporting projects in defense, civil government and …

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Rick Harrison Promoted to Noblis ESI Subsidiary President; Rich Jacques Quoted

Rick Harrison, formerly a vice president and program manager at Noblis, has been named president of the nonprofit science and technology organization’s ESI subsidiary. He will be responsible for the group’s administrative, technical and financial operations as well as its business strategy, Noblis said Wednesday. Harrison has led organizations and …

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Harris, L3 Set April 4 Shareholder Vote on All-Stock Merger Deal

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) will each hold a shareholder meeting on April 4 to decide on proposals needed to finalize the companies’ proposed merger through an all-stock transaction. Shareholders of record as of Feb. 22 will vote at the companies’ respective meetings, Harris and L3 said Monday. L3 …

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Harris Receives $169M Navy Contract Option to Produce More F/A-18 Countermeasure Systems

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $168.8M contract modification to provide additional integrated countermeasure systems and other components for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 multirole combat jets. The Navy exercised an option under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to buy 78 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Onboard Jammer systems as part of the program’s …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: IT Modernization Key to Utilize New Tech, Improve Outcomes for US

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 21, 2019 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said emerging technology trends such as artificial intelligence, software-defined network infrastructure and the internet of things are key drivers of information technology modernization in the federal government, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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