Executive Moves

Citizant Finds New Business Development Exec for Civilian Practice

Citizant is set to promote Division Director Robert Lech to vice president of business development, civilian agencies. In his previous role, he oversaw solutions programs within the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Dept. of Justice, SEC and GSA. “We are thrilled to be able to have Robert step into …

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L-3 to I-3: Ideal Innovations Hires Strategic Development Exec R.J. Kolton

Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I-3) named R.J. Kolton to the new position of senior VP, strategy and corporate development. Kolton will oversee planning and implementing corporate growth strategies for Arlington, Va.-based firm.  The former L-3 Communications Service Group business developer will also look for new market segments for expansion and help …

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RightNow Opens New Public Sector Office in Reston, VA

RightNow Technologies (NASDAQ: RNOW) has opened a new public sector office in Reston Town Center, Va. The increase in space will allow the company to raise employee headcount. “The Reston Town Center location will allow RightNow Technologies to tap into the region’s strengths — a highly skilled workforce attuned to …

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Raytheon Picks Todd Ernst to Lead Investor Relations

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Todd Ernst to the position of vice president of investor relations. Ernst will report to CFO David C. Wajsgras. Ernst moves up from the role of director, competitive assessment for corporate strategy at Raytheon. “Todd has extensive aerospace and defense experience, including his time …

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Lockheed Makes $815 Million on EIG Divestiture

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received $815 million after divesting its Enterprise Integration Group business to Veritas Capital. Lockheed said EIG provides system engineering, architecture and integration services and support to a broad range of government customers. “As announced on June 2, the corporation’s plan to divest EIG was based …

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Tony Smeraglinolo Joins L-3 Services in Strategic Development Leadership Role

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has named Tony Smeraglinolo to the newly created role of executive vice president of L-3 Services Group (LSG). Smeraglinolo will lead LSG’s strategic development and growth plans, including new business and program pursuits and efficiency initiatives under Steve Kantor, senior vice president and president of L-3’s …

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SAIC’s Larry Cox to Co-Chair Howard County (Md.) Cyber Commission

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) Senior VP Larry Cox will serve as co-chair of  the new Howard County (Md.) Cyber Commission. Cox will serve alongside co-chair Richard Roca of The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to lead the 13-person team in support of Howard County Executive Ken Ulman as he seeks …

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Abraxas Sold to Cubic for $124 Million; Hollis Helms Rides Off into Sunset

Cubic Corporation has a deal in place to acquire Abraxas at a price of $124 million. Virginia-based Abraxas specializes in “risk mitigation and subject matter and operational expertise for national security, law enforcement and homeland security clients.” Abraxas will lend almost 300 operational and technical professionals to Cubic’s Mission Support …

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ManTech Names Judith Bjornaas Deputy CFO Reporting to Kevin Phillips

ManTech (NASDAQ:MANT) named Judith L. Bjornaas senior vice president of financial planning and analysis and deputy, reporting to CFO Kevin M. Phillips. According to the firm, “Bjornaas will be responsible for budgeting and forecasting financial performance and overseeing the company’s treasury requirements.” Bjornaas previously served as chief financial officer and …

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Neustar Completes Leadership Migration; Founder Jeff Ganek to Remain an Adviser to Board

Neustar’s (NYSE: NSR) board of directors has elected James G. Cullen as chairman and elected CEO Lisa Hook, filling the seat vacated by Neustar’s founder Jeff Ganek. A five-year veteran of the firm, Cullen has worked as the firm’s lead director since 2006. Hook was named CEO in October after …

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