Executive Moves

Former US Special Ops Commander Olson Joins Iridium Board of Directors

Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) has appointed retired Navy Adm. Eric T. Olson, formerly the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, to the company’s board of directors. Olson, a 38-year Navy veteran, was known as the Bull Frog until his retirement in August for being the longest-serving Navy SEAL on active duty, …

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Salient Names Tim May First Chief Marketing Officer; Will Lead Capture, Proposal

Salient Federal Solutions has appointed Tim May to be the company’s first-ever chief marketing officer. May, who will also hold the title of senior vice president, will lead capture and proposal, business development and marketing activities, Salient said in a release. He will report to Bill Parker, Salient’s chief operating officer. …

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McAfee Names Stuart McClure Worldwide CTO

McAfee (NYSE: MFE) has announced Stuart McClure as its worldwide chief technology officer. In this position, McClure will collaborate with senior leaders on strategy, research and development. He will be responsible for ensuring knowledge sharing and customer satisfaction. McClure joined McAfee in 2004. Prior to his appointment, he served as senior …

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Susanne Bembers Promoted to VP of Contracts for Citizant

Citizant  has promoted its director of contracts Susanne Bembers to vice president of contracts, the company announced today. Bembers has served in the director role since joining Citizant in January 2011. She came to the company from Ashburn, Va.-based Forfeiture Support Associates, where she was head of the contracts department. In that …

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November Executive Move Recap; 21 Moves all Across GovCon

No time to waste, see all 21 executive moves GovCon Wire covered in November below. Business Development  SRA International appointed Deb Alderson to guide the firm’s efforts to enter new markets and land large customer accounts in the newly created position of executive vice president of strategic development. CACI International …

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Citzant Hires Former HP Exec to Lead DHS Business Development

Van Kirstein has joined Citizant as a director of business development, where he will be responsible for growing business with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the company announced today. Kirstein most recently headed HP Enterprise Services‘ (NYSE: HPQ) DHS sales team for five years. In that role, he was responsible for opening new …

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Former Symantec Datacenter CTO Joe Pasqua to Head Neustar Labs in New VP Position

Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) has named Joe Pasqua to head Neustar Labs and lead its efforts to grow the company’s product and services portfolio through research and development, Neustar announced today. Pasqua was named to the newly created position of vice president of Neustar Labs. Prior to his appointment, Pasqua was chief technology …

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SRA Appoints Deb Alderson EVP of Strategic Development

SRA International Inc. has appointed Deborah “Deb” Alderson to the newly created position of executive vice president of strategic development, the company announced in a release Tuesday. Alderson will guide the firm’s efforts to enter new markets and develop large, strategic customer accounts. She will also work across the company’s groups …

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Thad Allen Named Booz Allen SVP, to Provide Leadership on Justice, Homeland Security

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has named retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen as senior vice president, where he will lead development of thought leadership and client engagement for the company’s justice and homeland security business. Booz Allen said in a release that Allen also will contribute to firm initiatives …

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CACI Names Krisstie Kondrotis EVP of Business Development

CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has appointed Krisstie Kondrotis as executive vice president for business development. Kondrotis’ responsibilities in this role include overseeing the strategic and tactical direction of the firm’s business development efforts. She will also advise senior management on plans regarding key customers. “CACI’s strategic hire …

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