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Mercury Systems’ William Conley Joins NDIA Central Georgia Chapter Board

William Conley CTO Mercury Systems

William Conley, chief technology officer of Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY), has been named to the board of directors for the National Defense Industrial Association's Central Georgia chapter. He will serve as a board member for a term of up to six years, Mercury Systems said Thursday.

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US Foreign Service Vet William Burns Nominated to Lead CIA

William Burns CIA nominee

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated William Burns, a 33-year U.S. Foreign Service veteran and current president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to be the CIA's next director. Sen. Mark Werner, D-Va., the Senate Intelligence Committee's incoming chairman, and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., welcomed the nomination of Burns to the CIA leadership position.

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Mark Gerencser Takes Helm of Business Executives for National Security Board; Joseph Votel Quoted

Mark Gerencser Board Chairman BENS

Mark Gerencser, a 31-year Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) veteran and three-time Wash100 Award recipient, has assumed chairmanship of the Business Executives for National Security. "Gerencser is a long-time BENS member and director who brings a wealth of experience in developing public-private partnerships which will serve our organization and the nation well,” BENS President and CEO Joseph Votel said.

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DXC Receives Acquisition Bid From French IT Firm Atos

DXC

France-based information technology services provider Atos SE has made an unsolicited bid to acquire Tysons, Virginia-based IT company DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC). DXC was formed out of the merger between Computer Sciences Corp. and the enterprise services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) in 2017 and helped form Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) in 2018 via a three-way deal with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions.

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Doug Jankovich Named Alion ISR Business Development VP

Doug Jankovich VP

Doug Jankovich, formerly executive director of U.S. Air Force strategic growth at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has joined Alion Science and Technology as vice president for business development within the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance group. Jankovich brings to Alion his more than two decades of business development and capture experience across defense programs.

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