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Retired Navy Adm. James Winnefeld Joins Raytheon Board; Thomas Kennedy Comments

James Winnefeld Jr., a retired U.S. Navy admiral and former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been elected to Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) board of directors. The 37-year Navy veteran previously led the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command, Raytheon said Wednesday. “Sandy brings significant expertise …

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NASA Vet William Parsons Joins PAE-BWXT JV S3 as President

William “Bill” Parsons, an 18-year NASA veteran, has been named president of Syncom Space Services, a joint venture of PAE and BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT). Parsons will oversee S3’s operations at NASA that include management of facility operations, test and manufacturing services and maintenance requirements at Stennis Space Center in …

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Kratos Promotes Steve Fendley to Corporate SVP, Unmanned Systems Division President

Steve Fendley, formerly senior vice president, general manager and chief technology officer of the composite engineering business within Kratos‘ (Nasdaq: KTOS) unmanned systems division, will assume the role of corporate SVP and president of KUSD. The company said Tuesday Fendley will be in charge of programs on tactical unmanned combat aerial systems, …

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Bruce Lemkin Named ACT I International & FMS Business Adviser; Michael Niggel Comments

Bruce Lemkin, president of consulting firm Lemkin International, has joined government acquisition support services contractor Advanced Concepts and Technologies as international and foreign military sales adviser. ACT I said Lemkin will provide consulting and advisory services for international and FMS business development initiatives under his new role. “Mr. Lemkin’s extensive experience as a highly successful …

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Former CBP Commissioner David Aguilar Joins Drone Aviation Board; Jay Nussbaum Comments

David Aguilar, a former commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, has joined the board of directors at tethered drone and lightweight aerostat manufacturer Drone Aviation Holding. Aguilar, who most recently led a team of more than 60, 000 as head of CBP, brings 35 years of experience in federal …

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Matthew Klein Named Managing Director of Kroll’s D.C. Investigations & Disputes Practice

Matthew Klein, former chief security officer and assistant commissioner for the professional responsibility office at the Customs and Border Protection, has joined Kroll as managing director of the consulting firm’s investigations and disputes practice in Washington, D.C. Kroll said Tuesday Klein will also serve as an “integral” member of the company’s newly established law enforcement and public …

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NSA Vet Phil Quade Named Fortinet Chief Information Security Officer; Ken Xie Comments

Phil Quade, former special assistant for cyber of the National Security Agency director, has joined Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) as chief information security officer and strategic consultant to C-level enterprise clients. Fortinet said Tuesday Quade will oversee the company’s information security, compliance with global regulations and standards as well as efforts to …

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Defense Sector Vet Miklos Kiss Named ACT I Intl Programs Director; Michael Niggel Comments

Miklos Kiss, a former program director at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined Advanced Concepts and Technologies International as director of international programs at the Arlington, Virginia-based acquisition management services contractor. ACT I said Tuesday Kiss oversees the company’s international business pursuit efforts and its security cooperation …

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Russ Mann Named President, CEO of B2G Intell Firm Onvia; D. Van Skilling Comments

Russ Mann, former Outerwall chief marketing officer and senior vice president of e-commerce, has been appointed president and CEO of business-to-government commerce intelligence firm Onvia (Nasdaq: ONVI). Onvia said Monday Mann will also serve as a member of the board of directors and bring years of board- and executive-level corporate transformation and …

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Jeffrey Nyweide Joins WidePoint as President & CEO; Steve Komar Comments

Jeffrey Nyweide, formerly GlobalOptions Group executive vice president and chief financial officer, has joined WidePoint (NYSE: WYY) as president, CEO and board member. The managed mobility services provider said Monday Nyweide will succeed former CEO Steve Komar, who will transition to the role of executive chairman and continue to serve as a member of …

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