Executive Moves

AECOM Appoints Vahid Ownjazayeri to EVP Position to Persue Mega Deals

  AECOM Technology Corp. has appointed Vahid Ownjazayeri as executive vice president and chief strategy officer for business lines to lead global growth strategy efforts. The company said he will place particular emphasis on leading mega project pursuits and developing relationships with global contractors. Ownjazayeri previously served as executive vice president of the Shaw Group‘s environmental and infrastructure division and as …

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NJVC Promotes Terry Grimm to SVP of Business Management; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has promoted Terry Grimm to senior vice president of business management services, where he will report directly to company president Jody Tedesco. Grimm now oversees contracts, supply chain management, resource management and program support. He will focus on driving corporate efficiencies through process improvements and the use of technology.  Grimm previously worked with CTSC, serving as …

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TASC Names Former CIA Officer Bob Silsby VP of Business, Tech; Dale Luddeke Comments

  TASC Inc. has named former CIA senior intelligence officer Bob Silsby as vice president of its business and technology office. Silsby held that position with the National Reconnaissance Office, where he most recently served as chief executive and technical director of NRO’s ground enterprise directorate. In that role, Silsby Silsby oversaw policies, …

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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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