Executive Moves

SAIC Vet Hart Rossman Joining Amazon In August

Hart Rossman, formerly a vice president and a chief technology officer at SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI), is joining Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) in August, Rosssman has announced on his Twitter account. “After almost 15 years at SAIC, it’s time to embark on a new adventure, ” he wrote in the post …

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American Systems Names Kristen Murphy Capture Management VP

American Systems has appointed 12-year industry veteran Kristen Murphy vice president for capture management, the company announced Monday. She will oversee processes, personnel and procedures related to identifying and awarding of new business opportunities. The company said she will be responsible for helping it become a prime contractor and also …

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Harris Names Tania Hanna VP of Govt. Relations; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) announced Thursday it has appointed Tania Hanna vice president of government relations, to succeed Peter Challan, who was appointed VP of industry-specific programs in Harris’ mission critical networks business. Hanna joined the company in 2003 and most recently served as VP of policy and legislative affairs. In her new …

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Cubic Defense Applications Appoints Dave Schmitz New COO

Cubic Corp. announced today it has appointed Dave Schmitz to the newly created position of chief operating officer of its defense systems business unit,  Cubic Defense Applications. To read about other recent executive moves at Cubic read our story at GovCon Executive. Schmitz previously served as vice president and general manager of Cobham Sensor …

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ENSCO Names CFO James Swent EVP; CEO Dan Rabun Comments

ENSCO PLC, an offshore drilling service provider, has announced that Chief Financial Officer James W. Swent III will be the company’s new executive vice president. Swent has served as senior vice president and CFO since 2003 and will assume his new office immediately after relocating from London to Houston, Tx. ENSCO President and …

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Lockheed Names COO Chris Kubasik Board Vice Chair; Douglas McCorkindale Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has appointed Chief Operating Officer Chris Kubasik to the board and elected him vice chairman, effective Thursday. He will use this position to prepare to succeed Bob Stevens as CEO in January 2013, Lead Director Douglas McCorkindale said in a company release. …

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Lockheed Names 14-Year Vet Tim Reardon ISGS-National Head

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has promoted 14-year company veteran Tim Reardon to lead the information systems and global solutions-national business area, effective July 2. The company said he will succeed Rick Ambrose, who will take on a newly-created position within the space systems business. Click over to GovCon Executive for …

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BAE Promotes Larry Prior To COO, Names Tom Arseneault CTO

BAE Systems Inc. has promoted Larry Prior to chief operating officer and appointed Tom Arseneault to the newly-created chief technology officer position. The British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary said Arseneault will also serve as executive vice president for product sectors and succeed Robert Murphy, the recently appointed Cobham CEO. Arseneault will …

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GDAIS Names SAIC Vet Edward Timmes Cyber Systems VP

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) advanced information systems unit has appointed Edward A. Timmes Jr. as vice president of the cyber systems division within the intelligence systems business. The company said he will lead a division that provides customers and partners solutions for defending systems against cyber attacks and other vulnerabilities. …

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LGS Promotes Kevin Kelly To CEO; Ronald Iverson Retiring

LGS Innovations, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), has promoted Chief Operating Officer Kevin Kelly to CEO. LGS said Kelly will succeed the retiring Ronald Iverson, who has served as the company’s CEO since its founding in 2007. Kelly said the company will continue to pursue work in research …

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