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Deloitte Forms New Healthcare Analytics Business Unit; Brett Davis Comments

Deloitte Consulting LLP has formed a new data analytics business unit with an investment of between $150 million and $200 million in life sciences and healthcare analytics. The ConvergeHEALTH business is organized to integrate consulting into analytics, data, services and operating models, Deloitte said Thursday. Brett Davis, a Deloitte Consulting principal …

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David Magnone Joins Capstone Corp. as CTO; Rich White Comments

David Magnone has joined Capstone Corporation to provide technical vision and leadership across the company’s technology domains as Capstone’s chief technology officer. The more-than-30-year business, technology and engineering leader is also responsible for broadening Capstone’s offerings by introducing new innovative technology solutions into its services portfolio, the company said Tuesday. …

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Bechtel Reorganizes Executive Leadership Team, Appoints Bill Dudley CEO; Riley Bechtel Comments

Bill Dudley, formerly president and chief operating officer of Bechtel Corp., has been named president and CEO of that company as part of its executive realignment. Dudley succeeds Riley Bechtel, who will remain chairman of Bechtel’s board of directors, Bechtel said Monday. “Bill has been our top candidate for CEO …

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Mike Leff the Latest Industry Vet to Join AT&T Government Solutions; Gary Noyes on the Evolution of the Firm

Michael “Mike” Leff, formerly a managing director at Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed vice president of the civilian portfolio at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) federal business organization, AT&T Government Solutions. Leff will oversee the telecommunications company’s work with federal civilian agencies in his new role, AT&T said Tuesday. …

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Report: Booz & Co. Partners Approve Merger with PwC, to Be One of Largest Accounting M&A Deals of Past Decade; Cesare Mainardi Comments

Partners at Booz & Company have “overwhelmingly” approved the company’s merger with PwC in what the Wall Street Journal reports will be one of the largest M&A deals closed by an accounting firm in the past decade. Booz & Co. said the companies anticipate finalizing the deal in the first …

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Loren Thompson: New 2-Year Budget Deal Eases Sequester’s Hit on Pentagon

A bipartisan two-year deal reached by lawmakers will eliminate almost half of the mandated across-the-board cuts to the Pentagon’s fiscal 2014 budget, National Journal reported Tuesday. “This is a positive outcome for the military and in particular, for the defense industry, ” Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the Lexington …

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Report: Netherlands to Buy 37 Lockheed F-35 Jets

Netherlands Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert is scheduled to announce Tuesday that the Dutch government will acquire 37 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets, Reuters reports. Anthony Deutsch and Andrea Shalal-Esa write the Netherlands would become the seventh country to place orders for the F-35 following the U.K.,  Australia, Italy, …

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Dell Shareholders OK $25B Buyout Offer From Founder, Silver Lake

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) shareholders have given preliminary approval to a $24.9 billion buyout offer from founder and CEO Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners that would take the computer manufacturer private. The sale is slated to close before the end of the third quarter of Dell’s fiscal year 2014 …

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Paul Adams to Succeed David Hess as Pratt & Whitney President; Alain Bellemare Comments

Paul Adams, chief operating officer at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary Pratt & Whitney, will lead the subsidiary as president starting on Jan. 1, 2014. Adams will succeed the retiring David Hess, a 34-year veteran of UTC who has led Pratt & Whitney since 2009, UTC said Tuesday. Alain Bellemare, president and …

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Bob Kipps: GovCon M&A Sellers Must ‘Know Their Buyer’

Sellers Need to Know Their Buyer Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company In sales, experts always say “know your customer.” That advice also holds true in large part for owners of Government and Defense industry firms considering the sale of their business. In this year of transition and uncertainty, …

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