Executive Moves

Richard Clarke to Provide SRA Cyber Thought Leadership; Bill Ballhaus Comments

SRA International Inc. has appointed Richard Clarke as an executive adviser for cybersecurity and counterterrorism, the company announced Thursday. President and CEO Bill Ballhaus said in a release that Clarke will provide the company’s clients with knowledge in national and homeland security. This is the second appointment the company has …

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Federal Cloud Firm CGS Names John Kraft CEO

Federal cloud computing service provider Clear Government Solutions Inc. has appointed John Kraft CEO, the company announced Wednesday. The company has federal information technology certifications and blanket purchase agreements in place to help grow in the federal cloud market, he said in a release. The 25-year federal and commercial sector …

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Louis Montgomery Named A Managing Director For Exec Search Firm

Louis Montgomery Jr. has joined executive search firm Preston Refett as managing director for the commercial and public sector, the company announced Monday. He will be based in the company’s Washington office, one of 10 around the country. The company said he will bring expertise in acquiring and managing talent, …

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Edward Meagher Returns to SRA as Veterans Affairs, Military Health VP; Paul Nedzbala Comments

Edward Meagher is rejoining SRA International Inc. as vice president of veterans affairs and military health programs, the company announced Monday. From 2008 to 2010, he served as director of strategy for health affairs in the company’s global health sector. Senior Vice President Paul Nedzbala said Meagher will lead the …

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BAE, GE Vet Robert Murphy Named New Cobham CEO

Cobham has appointed BAE Systems Inc. executive Robert Murphy CEO, effective June 25, the company announced Monday. The 25-year aerospace and defense industry veteran will succeed Andy Stevens, who retired in November 2011 due to a recurring back injury. Stevens will assist the board until further notice and assist Murphy …

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Former SRA CEO Renny DiPentima Joins ASI Board of Directors

ASI Government has appointed former SRA International CEO Renny DiPentima to its board of directors, the company announced Monday. DiPentima said in a release that he joined the board because of the company’s approach to innovation, including methods such as design thinking. ASI President and CEO Kymm McCabe said the …

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KGS Names Strategic Services VPs to Grow in Govt. Market

KGS made a series of executive moves this week aimed to help grow its strategic services group in the government and commercial markets. The Fairfax, Va.-based technology and services provider appointed Dave Koch senior vice president of the group, John Horner vice president of the systems engineering and technical solutions …

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Former Spectrum CSO Ralph Wade Joins Booz Allen as a VP

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has appointed former Spectrum Chief Strategy Officer Ralph Wade as a vice president, GovCon Wire has learned. Wade had previously served as vice president for Spectrum’s operations in the Washington region. He led the company’s strategic initiatives for its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and information …

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BAE Names Michael Chertoff US Board Chair; Linda Hudson Comments

Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has been elected chairman of the board of directors for BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary. Effective May 1, the company said he will start a three-year term and succeed retired Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni, who began his tenure as …

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Former FBI Cyber Head Shawn Henry Joins Security Startup

Shawn Henry, the FBI’s former top official on cyber crime, has joined the California-based startup security firm CrowdStrike as president of the company’s services division. In a blog post Wednesday, he said his new position will give him flexibility and opportunity to help the U.S. secure its cyber networks. The …

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