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Mark Esper Named Acting Defense Secretary

President Donald Trump has selected Mark Esper, secretary of the U.S. Army and a 2019 Wash100 winner, to take over leadership of the Department of Defense on an acting basis. Trump announced Esper’s appointment in a tweet posted Tuesday after Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan resigned and withdrew from consideration for the top DoD job to focus on his family.

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Dewberry Secures FBI Contract to Provide AEP Services

Dewberry has been awarded a potential five-year contract by the Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide architectural, engineering and planning services for the National Capital Region and other locations within the continental U.S., the company announced on Tuesday. “We’re thrilled to provide these critical AEP services …

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L3 President, CEO Christopher Kubasik Succeeds Michael Strianese as Board Chairman

Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has succeeded Michael Strianese as chairman of the New York City-based defense contractor’s board of directors. Kubasik said in a statement released Monday he will continue to work with L3’s board and management team to implement business transformation and growth efforts. He …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Joins Board of Governors at Aerospace Industries Association

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 —  Aerospace Industries Association has elected Roger Krone, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) chairman and CEO, to its executive board of governors for 2017, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Krone will join Boeing (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy, who will respectively serve as …

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Former Exelis CEO David Melcher Appointed AIA Chief Executive

David Melcher,  formerly CEO of defense technology manufacturer Exelis, will join the Aerospace Industries Association trade group as president and CEO on June 8, the AIA said Thursday. Melcher led McLean, Va.-based Exelis through its October 2011 spinoff from ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) into an independent company and May 2015 sale to …

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Former AIA Chief Marion Blakey Named Rolls-Royce North America President, CEO

Marion Blakey, formerly president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has joined Rolls-Royce as president, CEO and chairman of the board for its North American business. The company said Tuesday Blakey will succeed James Guyette, who plans to retire in May. “We are extremely pleased to have Ms. Blakey leading the North …

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