Executive Moves

General Dynamics CEO Jay Johnson Retiring, Phebe Novakovic To Succeed Jan. 1

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Chairman and CEO Jay Johnson will retire from the company on Dec. 31, the company announced Thursday. President and Chief Operating Officer Phebe Novakovic will succeed Johnson in both roles Jan. 1, 2013. She started those roles in May after previously serving as executive vice president …

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BAE Names 13-Year Lockheed Vet DeEtte Gray Intel, Security Head

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has appointed DeEtte Gray president of the subsidiary’s intelligence and security sector. The company said Wednesday that she succeeds John Gannon, who retired June 1. Gray previously spent 13 years Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), holding positions in information and national …

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James Sheaffer To Retire; David Zolet Named CSC NA Public Sector Head

James Sheaffer, president of the North American public sector at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), will retire later this month, the company announced Tuesday. David Zolet, president of business development for the NA public sector, will succeed Sheaffer and will be responsible for cost and profit management disciplines, the company …

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L-3 Names Michael Alber, Ray Guillaume To Engility Exec Team; Smeraglinolo Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has appointed Michael Alber and Ray H. Guillaume to the executive leadership team of the services group, which the company plans to spin-off into a standalone company known as Engility. They join John Heller and Craig Reed in helping the group transition into an independent company. Alber …

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Deloitte Names Vet Hill Staffer Jonathan Traub To Lead Legislative Tax Team

Jonathan Traub, former staff director for the House Ways and Means Committee, has joined Deloitte‘s Washington national tax practice. The professional services organization said Monday he will manage a team focusing on legislative proposals and practical issues regarding tax proposals around the company’s clients. The former House senior staff member …

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TASC Names Booz Allen Vet Scott Heefner Finance, Analytics Head; Pamela Drew Comments

TASC Inc. has appointed Scott Heefner vice president of the financial and business analytics group, the company announced Tuesday. Pamela Drew, senior vice president of strategic capabilities, said in the release he will lead a group that provides government clients with tools to help them make budgetary decisions. Heefner said …

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Cubic Names Michael Bigbee A Business Development VP; Mary Ann Wagner Comments

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has appointed Michael Bigbee vice president of business development for the global tracking solutions division, the company announced Wednesday. He will work to expand both business licensing and alliance opportunities in both the domestic and international markets, said division President Mary Ann Wagner. The 30-year sales …

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Microsoft Names Leigh Madden AF Programs Lead

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has appointed Leigh Madden director of U.S. Air Force programs within the company’s federal business. He will oversee the company’s Air Force account team unit and said in a statement that he will help the branch navigate landscape and budget challenges as a strategic partner, according to …

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HP Promotes Bill Veghte To COO; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has promoted Bill Veghte to chief operating officer, effective immediately, the company announced Wednesday. The company also named his successor as executive vice president of the software group (click over to GovCon Executive to find out who the successor is). Veghte will work with CEO Meg Whitman …

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ASRC Federal Promotes Caswell, Knowles; Ken Asbury Comments

ASRC Federal has promoted Timothy Caswell to president of new ventures and Michael Knowles to president of subsidiary Mission Solutions Engineering, the company announced Thursday. This is the company’s second major executive announcement in nearly a week, as Northrop Grumman veteran Leif Henecke recently joined ASRC Federal as chief information …

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