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Paul O’Neill Selected as Gerald R. Ford Distinguished Public Service Medal Recipient

Paul O’Neill, who served as the 72nd secretary of the Treasury Department, has been chosen to receive the 2019 Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service. Mike Ford, chairman of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, and Carla Hills, foundation trustee, will present the award to O’Neill at the …

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Dawne Hickton to Succeed Terry Hagen as COO of Jacobs’ Aerospace, Tech & Nuclear Business

Dawne Hickton, a board member at Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC), has been named chief operating officer and president of the company’s aerospace, technology and nuclear business in a move that will take effect June 3. She will succeed Terry Hagen, who will transition to the role of executive strategic adviser …

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Randy Phillips Named Leidos Corporate Dev’t SVP; James Reagan Comments

Randy Phillips, senior vice president for corporate development at Ellucian, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) in the same capacity. He will oversee Leidos’ strategic growth and development efforts through mergers and acquisitions, the company said Monday. “Phillips has been guiding transactions in our sector for many years, helping to define …

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October 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Earnings & Inflation Worries Loom Over Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plunged 1 percent Tuesday to post its worst one-day performance in two months with all 30 companies in red at the close as U.S. financial markets entered sell-off mode on investor worries over dim third quarter corporate earnings and the fast pace of inflation. Six of the GovCon Index’s …

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Guinean Gov’t-Owned Firm Awards $501M Contract to Fluor for Bauxite Production Expansion

A company partly owned by the government of Guinea has awarded Fluor (NYSE: FLR) a $501 million engineering, procurement and construction management contract for an expansion project in the country. Fluor said Monday it will work with Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee to carry out the bauxite production expansion project that aims to …

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Gena Lovett Joins Boeing as Operations VP; Chris Chadwick Comments

Gena Lovett, formerly chief diversity officer at Alcoa, has joined Boeing (NYSE: BA) as vice president of operations for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. She takes over the role from the 36-year Boeing veteran Bill Schnettgoecke, Boeing said Monday. Lovett will oversee the company’s safety, lean manufacturing, quality and supplier …

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Army Research Lab Approves Alcoa Vehicle Armor; Mark Vrablec Comments

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has approved an Alcoa (NYSE: AA) armor plate for use in U.S. military vehicles after being tested on a prototype ground vehicle demonstrator intended to be fuel efficient. ArmX® 5456-H151 armor plates are designed to absorb blasts and resist ballistic weapons,  Alcoa said Thursday. “Alcoa’s military-grade aluminum alloys …

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