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Report: Nelson Pedreiro Appointed to Lead Lockheed’s Space Research Org

Nelson Pedreiro, formerly chief engineer for strategic and missile defense systems at Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems business, has been named head of the company’s Palo Alto, California-based advanced technology center, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. He will succeed Scott Fouse in the role and lead approximately 600 technicians and scientists …

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DON Vet Paul Oostburg Sanz Named Johns Hopkins APL General Counsel

Paul Oostburg Sanz, former general counsel at the Department of the Navy, has been appointed to the same position at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will lead APL’s Office of Technology Transfer and continue to serve as strategic adviser to the lab’s director for commercialization, APL said Thursday. At …

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Former IBM Security Lead Mathew Newfield Appointed Unisys CISO

Mathew Newfield, former director of the global managed security services business at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as chief information security officer. He will lead a corporate team that aims to design, develop and implement an information security and risk program across Unisys’ regions and businesses, which include …

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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division. He succeeds Jim Gildea and will advise the division’s senior management on legal matters in his new position, HII said Friday. Kellye Walker, …

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Sean Palleschi named Cubic Global Defense financial operations VP, controller; Dave Buss comments

Sean Palleschi, formerly associate finance director of aerostructures division at United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems business, has joined Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment as vice president of financial operations and controller. Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense, said in a statement published Tuesday Palleschi’s previous experience as …

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General Dynamics adds former CSRA execs to combined organization’s leadership team

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has named five former CSRA executives to its information technology business’ leadership team after it completed its approximately $9.7 billion acquisition of the Falls Church, Virginia-based government IT services contractor early this month, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Amy Gilliland, a 2018 Wash100 recipient, serves …

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Reginald Brothers, Heidi Shyu, Camille Nichols join CTC board; Ed Sheehan comments

Former government and military leaders Reginald Brothers, Heidi Shyu and Camille Nichols have been elected to the board of directors of Concurrent Technologies Corp. Ed Sheehan, CTC president and CEO and vice chairman of the board, said in a statement published Monday he expects the three new board members to offer guidance …

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Hill vet Gabrielle Batkin joins Northrop as legislative affairs VP

Gabrielle Batkin, a former senior Senate staffer with more than two decades of congressional experience, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as vice president of legislative affairs. She will lead the company’s interactions with Congress and related organizations, including efforts to promote its legislative agenda on Capitol Hill, Northrop said Monday. Lesley …

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Siemens Government Technologies Selects Mike Jin as CIO

Siemens Government Technologies announced Monday, April 9 that Mike Jin will be its new chief information officer. He will oversee enterprise information technology strategy, providing technology applications and services support to federal customers, the Arlington, Va., company said. Previously, Jin served as SOS International’s senior director of IT. “We are …

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Wendy Koritko Promoted to Dewberry Associate VP

Wendy Kortiko, controller at Dewberry, has been promoted to associate vice president at the Fairfax, Virginia-based professional services contractor. Dewberry said Wednesday Koritko most recently led the company’s financial services group and its financial reporting, annual operations budget, revenue recognition and external audit functions. She holds more than 20 years of financial and administrative …

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