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Tag: aerospace and defense

Former DOD Acquisition Chief Ellen Lord Named Chertoff Group Senior AdviserExecutive Moves

Former DOD Acquisition Chief Ellen Lord Named Chertoff Group Senior Adviser

Ellen Lord, former undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a four-time Wash100 awardee, has joined…
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Now Calls Itself CAES; Mike Kahn QuotedExecutive Moves

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Now Calls Itself CAES; Mike Kahn Quoted

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions has unveiled a new logo and shortened its name to CAES, demonstrating its transformation into an…
Former NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine Named Acorn Growth Companies Senior AdviserExecutive Moves

Former NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine Named Acorn Growth Companies Senior Adviser

Jim Bridenstine, former administrator of NASA and a previous Wash100 awardee, has joined Acorn Growth Companies, an Oklahoma City-based private
Deloitte: Global Defense Spending to Grow Nearly 3% in 2021Financial Reports

Deloitte: Global Defense Spending to Grow Nearly 3% in 2021

A new Deloitte analysis forecasts global spending on defense programs to grow about 2.8 percent in 2021 as countries continue…
Belcan Buys Software Engineering Firm Avista; Lance Kwasniewski QuotedM&A Activity

Belcan Buys Software Engineering Firm Avista; Lance Kwasniewski Quoted

Belcan, a portfolio company of private equity firm AE Industrial Partners, has purchased aerospace and defense software engineering services provider…
Tom Jones to Succeed Janis Pamiljans as Northrop Aeronautics Systems President; Kathy Warden QuotedExecutive Moves

Tom Jones to Succeed Janis Pamiljans as Northrop Aeronautics Systems President; Kathy Warden Quoted

Tom Jones, sector vice president and general manager of airborne sensors and networks division at Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems…
Mike Kahn Named Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions CEOExecutive Moves

Mike Kahn Named Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions CEO

Mike Kahn, a nearly 40-year aerospace and defense industry leader and a previous Wash100 awardee, has been appointed CEO of Cobham’s…
Heidi Wood Named Interim Defense, Security Group President at CAEExecutive Moves

Heidi Wood Named Interim Defense, Security Group President at CAE

Heidi Wood, an aerospace and defense industry veteran, has been appointed acting president of defense and security group at CAE (NYSE: CAE). She…
Thoma Bravo to Acquire Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Provider Exostar; Carl Press QuotedM&A Activity

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Provider Exostar; Carl Press Quoted

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has agreed to buy Exostar, a Herndon, Va.-based provider of cloud-based business collaboration platforms for aerospace…
Eric Chewning Rejoins McKinsey & Co. as PartnerExecutive Moves

Eric Chewning Rejoins McKinsey & Co. as Partner

Eric Chewning, a former official at the Department of Defense, has returned to management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. as…