Executive Moves

Boeing Boss Jim McNerney Named to Obama’s Export Council

Boeing (NYSE: BA) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney has been appointed to President Obama’s Export Council. “I am honored that President Obama has asked me to chair the President’s Export Council, ” said McNerney.  “I look forward to working with Vice Chair Ursula Burns and other members …

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Northrop Picks Paul K. Russell to Head New Space Business Area

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has named Paul K. Russell vice president of the new Space business area within the company’s Navigation Systems Division. Russell will be responsible for overall leadership of the division’s inertial measurement unit programs and products for space applications, including Northrop Grumman’s industry-leading Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit …

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Raytheon Makes Trio of Leadership Promotions

Richard R. Yuse, 58, has been named president, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business, effective immediately. Yuse’s appointment comes in the wake of the sudden death Jon C. Jones on March 6. “Rick’s expertise in technology, his strong customer focus and operational excellence have been instrumental in making Raytheon …

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ManTech’s Bill Varner on H. Christopher Goodrich’s VP, NSA Appointment

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) has appointed H. Christopher Goodrich as Vice President for National Security Agency (NSA) Programs in its Mission, Cyber and Technology Solutions group. Goodrich will head all ManTech activities at NSA including current operations and emerging opportunities. “Chris has a long and successful history of support to the …

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ITT’s Dave Melcher Named Senior VP

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) has named Dave Melcher, president of Defense & Information Solutions, as senior vice president for the company. Melcher, came on board at ITT in 2008 as vice president of strategy and business development for Defense. Soon after, he was named president of ITT’s Defense business and …

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NGC Taps Tony Spehar to Head IPIC

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Anthony “Tony” Spehar vice president and program manager for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Prime Integration Contract (IPIC). IPIC is described as “a 15-year effort to modernize and maintain the reliability, safety and security of the nation’s entire force of land-based Minuteman III missiles.” “Tony …

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Capgemini Names Cyril Garcia Strategy Director

Capgemini has named Cyril Garcia to the position of strategy director, and appointed him to the Group Executive Committee. The appointment was made by Paul Hermelin, CEO of Capgemini. Garcia previously served as a member of the Executive Committee of Capgemini Consulting France from 2003 to 2010, where he filled …

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Attain’s Greg Baroni Talks Robert Harding Nomination

Greg Baroni, chairman and CEO of Attain, spoke to GovCon Wire about the nomination of retired General and former GovCon executive Robert A. Harding to head the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) by President Obama. “It will be good for TSA to have a permanent administrator in place – the agency …

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Robert A. Harding Picked by Obama to Head TSA

According to ExecutiveGov, Robert A. Harding has been selected by President Obama to lead the Transportation Security Administration. Since retiring from the Army as a Major General in 2001, Harding was CEO and president of Harding Security Associates, a security consultant firm specializing in homeland security assignments. He previously served …

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Alion’s Bahman Atefi on New General Counsel Thomas McCabe

Alion has hired Thomas McCabe as General Counsel and Secretary. McCabe brings over 25 years of legal and business experience to his new position at the firm. “Tom’s knowledge of corporate law and government contracting is extensive. Even more, his understanding of business and his expertise in shaping strategic and …

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