Executive Moves

Former IRS CIO Art Gonzalez Joins TISTA Science and Tech. as SVP, CIO

Government IT services and cybersecurity provider TISTA Science and Technology has appointed former Internal Revenue Service chief information officer Art Gonzalez as senior vice president and CIO. At IRS, Gonzalez set and executed strategy with a $2 billion annual budget for a workforce of 7, 000 IT professionals. In his …

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Former Avaya EVP of Finance Steven Bracci Joins Pragmatics as CFO

Former Avaya Government Solutions‘ executive vice president of finance Steven Bracci has been appointed as chief financial officer for software engineering and systems integration firm Pragmatics. Bracci will run the company’s financial operations, including corporate accounting, financial strategy and business planning. He will also supervise tax functions and corporate acquisitions. He has …

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Northrop Appoints Douglas Larsen as Government Contracts Assistant General Counsel

  Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Douglas P. Larsen as assistant general counsel for government contracts and government relations, effective Oct. 3. Larsen will report to Sheila C. Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel. Larsen will serve as a partner with company leadership and also provide legal counsel to …

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John Ulrich Appointed COO of General Dynamics Ordnance, Tactical Systems; Alfonso Ramonet Becomes a VP

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed John Ulrich as chief operating officer of its ordnance and tactical systems business unit. A General Dynamics vice president, Ulrich has been General Dynamics European Land Systems‘ president since 2006. He will report to ordnance and tactical systems president Michael S. Wilson. Alfonso Ramonet will fill Ulrich’s vacated post and will …

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Siemens Names Bettenhausen SVP of U.S. R&D; Eric Spiegel Comments

Siemens has promoted Kurt D. Bettenhausen to senior vice president of the company’s U.S. research and development division. Bettenhausen previously worked in the company’s industrial automation business unit,  with engineering and consulting responsibilities. Prior to that, he held senior positions in marketing, sales and product management at Axivia, which Siemens added to its automation and drives group in 2000. …

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Peter Allen is Acting President of CSC Managed Services as Russ Owen Steps Down

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has announced that Russ Owen will step down as head of the company’s managed services sector and assume the role of president for strategic account development, effectively immediately. Peter Allen will assume the role of acting president of MSS, while continuing to lead the company’s global …

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Peter Horvath Joins Mission Essential Board of Advisors; Chris Taylor Comments

Peter Horvath, recently COO and executive vice president of Victoria’s Secret, has joined Mission Essential Personnel‘s  board of advisors. Horvath will counsel management on strategic planning, global branding and winning work. “Peter led and managed one of the most successful brands in history, ” said Mission Essential CEO Chris Taylor. “He is a …

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Sabre Systems Adds Thomas Dickson as Vice President of IT

Sabre Systems, Inc. has added Thomas Dickson as the company’s new vice president of IT. Dickson will be responsible for leading the corporate IT team and managing the overall corporate technology infrastructure for network and storage, telecommunications and corporate systems. He will manage all Sabre networks, desktop and website software …

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Northrop Hires Former CIA Security Director as VP in Enterprise Services Group

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed former CIA Director of Security Charles S. Phalen, Jr. as vice president of industrial security for corporate and enterprise shared services, effective immediately. Phalen now leads the company’s security organization and oversees security policies, procedures and processes that protect Northrop employees, information and property. He will …

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