Executive Moves

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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Former AF Acquisition Lead David Van Buren Joins L-3 as Business Strategy SVP

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has appointed David Van Buren to the newly-created position of senior vice president of business strategy, the company announced Wednesday. The former U.S. Air Force Senior Acquisition Executive will focus on the strategic execution of operating objectives such technical initiatives and adapting to new defense and …

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NJVC Names IT Services Practice Lead, Capture Directors; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has appointed Jan Sherwin practice lead for enterprise management services and information technology services and Mark Cronk and Willie Lau directors for capture. President Jody Tedesco said in a release that the appointments were made to help the company reach its strategic goals and move the company into new …

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Former Dell Federal Head Richard Pineda Launches New IT Firm

Three information technology veterans have joined forces to launch Spear Inc., a new federal IT contracting firm. Spear is the creation of Richard Pineda, Noel Samuel and Gino Antonelli, who established the company in February, according to the company announcement. The new company will deliver IT services, consulting and business …

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