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Former Honeywell Defense & Space Chief Carey Smith Joins Parsons as Federal Unit Head

Carey Smith, former president of Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) defense and space business, has joined Parsons Corp. as president of the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and infrastructure services contractor’s U.S. federal business unit. Parsons said Tuesday Tom Roell will return to his full-time post as vice chairman and chief risk adviser after …

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CA Technologies Promotes Interim CFO Kieran McGrath to Full-Time Finance Leadership Role

CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has named Kieran McGrath, previously interim chief financial officer, to executive vice president and CFO in a move that takes effect immediately. McGrath will report directly to CEO Mike Gregoire and manage the company’s global corporate and business unit financial functions, encompassing controller role, treasury, tax, …

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William Amelio Named Full-Time Avnet CEO

William Amelio, acting CEO of Avnet (NYSE: AVT) over the past two months, has been appointed to the position on a full-time basis by the board of directors at the Phoenix, Arizona-based technology distributor. He has served on the company’s board since 2014 and brings more than 35 years of business management experience to his new role, Avnet said Thursday. …

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Jason Kimrey Outlines Supercomputing, Cybersecurity Focus Areas at Intel’s Federal Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2016 — Jason Kimrey, federal area director at Intel  (Nasdaq: INTC), has said the company seeks to actively engage with federal customers in the high-performance computing and cybersecurity technology areas, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “It is going to take targeted partnerships and collaboration with government agencies …

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Weekly Roundup July 25 – July 29 2016: Defense Tech Makers Show Life in 2Q Earnings & more

July 25 – July 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A new earnings season continued to dominate investors’ attention spans this week and those with keen interests in the aerospace, defense and government contracting sectors were no exception. Eleven contractors …

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AFCEA DC Names 2016-2017 Executive Board, Board Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Washington chapter has named new members to its executive board for 2016 to 2017 as well as additional members to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. AFCEA said July 14 it appointed the following executives: Dean Economou, CenturyLink …

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7 Companies Land Spots on $142M Defense Contract Administration System Support IDIQ

The Defense Contract Management Agency has awarded seven companies spots under a potential 10-year, $142 million contract to provide modernization and sustainment services for a system DCMA uses to administer defense contracts and contractor payments. The Defense Department said Friday awardees will vie for task orders to support the Mechanization of Contract Administration Services system and related …

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INSA Adds Northrop’s Michael King, Other Industry Leaders to Executive Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — Michael King, vice president for business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) cyber and intelligence mission solutions business, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. INSA said Wednesday the executive committee advises organization …

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Finmeccanica-Led Group Wins $670M Italy Digital Security Contract; Mauro Moretti Comments

A consortium led by Finmeccanica has received a $669.7 million contract to supply digital security and security services to Italy’s public offices as part of an effort to standardize digital security in public administrations. The consortium that comprises IBM Italia and Fastweb won the contract through Italy’s central purchasing body Consip to provide cloud …

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Report Names 10 Key Companies in Growing UCaaS Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — Research and Markets predicts that the unified communications-as-a-service market will post a compound annual growth rate of 11.2 percent through 2022 due to increased investments, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The market research firm said May 26 the rise of business process outsourcing in the banking, financial services, insurance and …

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