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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Sells Management Services Business to American Securities for $2.4B, Leidos Wins Two Huge Contracts, POC Announces Panelist for Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight, Executive Moves & Weekly Top 10 Stories

AECOM has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its management services business to affiliates of American Securities and Lindsay Goldberg for $2.4 billion, the company announced on Monday. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the company’s board of directors and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mark Sopp, EVP and CFO of KBR, His Third Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mark Sopp, executive vice president and chief financial officer of KBR’s Government Services business, with his third Wash100 Award. Sopp was also a Wash100 Award recipient in 2015 and 2017. 

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: All the Facts Should Matter – Even to GAO

The GAO bid protest process is designed to rapidly get all of the issues regarding the protest of an agency procurement on the table and then look at how the law and the facts relate to those issues – from the agency’s and the protestor’s perspective. It is rare that …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: QinetiQ to Acquire MTEQ; Fluor, Lockheed Martin, CACI Win Huge Contracts; POC Hosting FY20 Budget and Procurement Forum on Oct. 16th & Weekly Top 10 Stories

QinetiQ announced on Wednesday that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Manufacturing Techniques (MTEQ) on a cash-free, debt-free basis for $105 million to be paid in cash on completion. The transaction will more than double the size of QinetiQ’s U.S. operations.  “The acquisition of MTEQ is a …

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Serco Awarded $162M Contract to Support Navy Amphibious Warfare Program Office; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Serco's North American division has secured a potential five-year, $162 million contract to continue providing a full range of professional support services to the U.S. Navy's Amphibious Warfare Program Office (PMS 377), the company announced on Monday.

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George Mason University, Defense Acquisition University to Host Government Contracting Conference on Oct. 3rd; Featuring Wash100 Awardees Roger Krone, Hon. Ellen Lord

George Mason University School of Business’ Center for Government Contracting and Defense Acquisition University will be hosting the 2019 Government Contracting Conference for the first time on Oct. 3rd at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. Click here to register for the conference. 

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Mark Amtower: SAST Meets Content Marketing, or When Heisenberg Collides with Moore’s Law

Not only are attention spans getting shorter, but the majority of people are multi-tasking, especially the younger ones, which further reduces attention given to each task. So now we get to the crux of this matter: in our market “content is king.” Companies seeking to grow marketshare have an ever-increasing …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Robert O’Brien Appointed National Security Adviser, POC Announces Unmanned Systems in the Future Flight Forum, Major Contract Awards for AECOM, Altamira, Booz Allen, Leidos, General Dynamics, NCI, Novetta, SAIC & Weekly Top 10 Stories

President Trump announced on Wednesday that he’s selected Robert O’Brien to be the new National Security Adviser for the White House. O’Brien succeeds John Bolton, who left Trump’s administration last week. In his role, O’Brien will tackle everything from immigration policy to heightened tensions with Iran. He will be responsible …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Anne Neuberger’s Priorities for NSA, Chris Townsend Joins UiPath, $820M DoD BPA, CACI, GE Aviation Secure Big Contracts and Weekly Top 10 Stories

Anne Neuberger, who directs the National Security Agency’s (NSA) new Cybersecurity Directorate, revealed that the NSA will launch a directorate in October to focus on ransomware attacks that could make our upcoming elections vulnerable during Billington CyberSecurity’s 10th Annual Summit last week. Neuberger also discussed NSA’s efforts to protect the nation from …

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