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Accenture Acquires Yesler to Expand B2B Marketing Services; Manish Sharma, Mike Kichline Quoted

Accenture has acquired Yesler, a business-to-business (B2B) marketing services agency that helps many of the world’s leading brands run their global marketing programs and operations at speed and scale, the company announced on Thursday. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Govini Tracks Pentagon’s Use of OTAs, SBIR Contracts; Tara Murphy Dougherty Quoted

Govini analyzed the Department of Defense’s use of other transaction authorities and Small Business Innovation Research contracts between fiscal year 2015 and FY 2019 and found that the two contracting methods accounted for 10 percent, or $9.6B, of DoD’s spending on research, development, test and evaluation operations in 2019, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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James Geurts, Navy Acquisition Head, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Procurement and Innovation Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce James Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition at the U.S. Navy, as the newest inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for driving the military service’s approaches to acquire technology and innovate with industry. This marks the first Wash100 Award win for Geurts.

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Julie Dunne, GSA’s Commissioner of Federal Acquisition Service, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on March 19th

Julie Dunne, commissioner of federal acquisition service with General Services Administration (GSA), will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th.

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Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity, Procurement Framework

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for ramping up efforts to secure the defense supply chain while also working to accelerate the Pentagon's procurement process. This marks Lord’s fourth Wash100 Award and third consecutive.

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Bruce Jette: Original Competitors Plan to Submit Bid for Restructured OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

Bruce Jette, acquisition executive at the U.S. Army and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said companies that previously submitted bids for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program have expressed plans to compete again after the service restructured the acquisition strategy for the OMFV competition, Inside Defense reported Thursday.

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Kim Herrington, DoD Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on March 19th

Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th.

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