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Sanjeeth Pai Joins Battelle as Health Business VP, GM; Matt Vaughan Quoted

Sanjeeth Pai, a more than two-decade global health care industry veteran, has been named vice president and general manager of Battelle’s health research and technology business. He will provide strategic leadership for the nonprofit company’s public health, medical devices and clinical and nonclinical research business groups as well as oversee operational, …

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McAleese & Associates: House Panel OKs $690B FY 2020 Defense Appropriations Bill

A McAleese & Associates report says the House Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that would authorize $690B in fiscal 2020 funds for the Department of Defense, reflecting a 2.3 percent increase from DoD’s current budget. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote …

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Perspecta Names Glenn Eisenberg to Board, Announces Cash Dividend Increase; Mac Curtis Quoted

Glenn Eisenberg, a finance and accounting executive, has joined Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) as a member of the company’s board of directors. Eisenberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer of LabCorp (NYSE: LH) since 2014, will serve on the board’s audit committee, Perspecta said Tuesday. He held senior leadership roles at …

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Booz Allen’s Josh Sullivan: Agencies Should Assess Goals, Involve Employees to Advance AI Adoption

Josh Sullivan, senior vice president of analytics at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has said there are three steps government agencies should consider when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence and one is to assess their goals relative to AI. “All AI projects need to connect to the …

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Paul O’Neill Selected as Gerald R. Ford Distinguished Public Service Medal Recipient

Paul O’Neill, who served as the 72nd secretary of the Treasury Department, has been chosen to receive the 2019 Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service. Mike Ford, chairman of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, and Carla Hills, foundation trustee, will present the award to O’Neill at the …

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Acendre Announces Acquisition of ICS Learning Group; Mike Giuffrida Quoted

Cloud-based talent management software provider Acendre has acquired ICS Learning Group for an undisclosed sum. “Acendre is dedicated to partnering with customers who have complex hiring and development processes that must be automated to compete for talent,” Acendre CEO Mike Giuffrida said in a statement published Monday. Giuffrida noted the transaction …

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HPE Strikes $1.3B Cash Deal for Cray; Antonio Neri, Peter Ungaro Quoted

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to acquire Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) for approximately $1.3B in cash, or $35 per share, in a move to expand high-performance computing technology offerings. HPE said Friday it expects the deal to conclude by the first quarter of its fiscal year 2020 and to …

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By Light Buys Cyber Training Services Provider Metova Federal; Bob Donahue Quoted

By Light Professional IT Services has acquired cyber training services contractor Metova Federal for an undisclosed sum. “This acquisition will allow us to expand and diversify our cyber offering to better serve our customers,” Bob Donahue, CEO and founder of By Light, said in a statement published Friday. Cabot, Ark.-based Metova Federal provides …

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BAE US COO Tom Arseneault Adds President Role; Jerry DeMuro Quoted

Tom Arseneault, chief operating officer of BAE Systems’ U.S. arm, has assumed additional duties as president of the subsidiary. He was also named to the board of directors of BAE Systems Inc. and will assume functional leadership responsibilities, the company said Thursday. “Tom has a proven track record leading complex …

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Carlos Hernandez Confirmed as Fluor CEO

Carlos Hernandez, who was named interim CEO at Fluor (NYSE: FLR) on May 1, has been confirmed by the board of directors as full-time CEO of the company. Fluor said Thursday Hernandez will also join the company’s board of directors. “Carlos’ engineering and legal background, combined with his 12 years …

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