Executive Moves

Ret. AF Gen. Lloyd Newton Joins L-3 Board; Michael Strianese Comments

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton has been elected to L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) board of directors, the company announced Tuesday. Newton becomes the board’s 10th member, with nine serving as independent directors. The 34-year military veteran also brings corporate experience and industry knowledge to the board, said …

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TWD Promotes Dave Arundel to Head GWAC Center; Mike Lee Comments

TWD & Associates has promoted Dave Arundel, formerly a program manager, to manage the company’s governmentwide acquisition contract center. The company said he will oversee the company’s GWAC and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract vehicles and develop and implement the center’s procedures and processes. Chief Operating Officer Mike Lee said the center will …

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Sotera Names Vangent Vet Jennifer Felix CFO; John Hillen Comments

Sotera Defense Solutions has appointed Jennifer Felix executive vice president and chief financial officer, the company announced Monday. President and CEO John Hillen said the company appointed Felix, a 20-year industry veteran, as it seeks to expand its presence in the national security market and grow into a $500 million …

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Xerox Names Northrop, TASC Vet Mark Leary Info Security Lead

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has appointed Mark Leary chief information security officer, where he will oversee the company’s information security and governance strategy. The company said this strategy includes protecting its intellectual property, assets and client information. Xerox appointed him to anticipate and respond to evolving technology, Chief Information Officer Carol …

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Northrop Names Ginger Wierzbanowski as a Space Program VP; Sid Ashworth Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. named Ginger Wierzbanowski as the new VP of space, missile defense, advanced technology and ground programs, the company announced today. Prior to her appointment, Wierzbanowski was the Falls Chuch, VA.-based firm’s VP of government relations and special projects. Sid Ashworth, corporate VP of government relations and Wierzbanowski’s current …

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TASC Promotes John Hynes to COO, EVP; David Langstaff Comments

TASC Inc. has promoted 12-year company veteran John Hynes, formerly senior vice president of the defense and civil group, to serve as chief operating officer and executive VP. The company said the promotion is effective immediately. Hynes said in a release the company is working to become more agile and …

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DRS Names Raytheon Vet Joseph Militano Communications SVP

DRS Technologies has appointed Joseph Militano senior vice president of communications and public affairs, the company announced Thursday. He will be responsible for media relations, marketing communications, advertising, organizational communications and executive support. Militano previously served as VP of international and business development communications at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), where he …

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August Brings Wide Spectrum of Exec Moves to GovCon

August in GovCon saw one CEO change at a federal contractor, new assignments in program leadership and business development posts and several C-level appointments. August also saw one industry veteran take on two C-level roles at the same company. GovCon Wire covered 20 executive moves in August, see them below. …

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ManTech Announces New Cyber SVP Role for Eric Eifert; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) announced Friday Eric Eifert, general manager of the cyber defense solutions business unit, is now a senior vice president. The promotion was effective as of April 1, Eifert previously told ExecutiveBiz, where he discussed how he helps the company shape its direction for cyber defense …

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Capgemini Adds Booz Allen Vets Healy, Murphy to Federal Practice; Joe Moye Comments

Capgemini has appointed Christopher Healy and Brian Murphy, both formerly of Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), to lead business strategy and market growth for Capgemini’s U.S. federal practice. Capgemini said both Healy and Murphy will be based in Washington, home to the company’s new headquarters of the government solutions unit. …

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