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John Dyer to Head AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ Org Development; Peter Smith Comments

John Dyer, formerly president and CEO of Baronian Consulting Group LLC, has joined AMERICAN SYSTEMS as vice president and director of organizational development and knowledge management. He will lead the company’s efforts to identify business opportunities and also execute the ODKM directorate’s programs within the company’s human capital and managed services portfolio, AMERICAN …

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Peter Smith to Become American Systems CEO in August; Bill Hoover to Retire

Peter Smith, chief operating officer at American Systems, has been appointed president and CEO of the employee-owned company and will succeed the retiring chief executive Bill Hoover. Smith, a 33-year company veteran will assume his new role on August 1 and Hoover will continue to serve as vice chairman of the board of …

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Michael Innella Named Buchanan & Edwards COO; Tony Parchment Comments

Michael Innella, former head of professional services at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, has joined information technology and professional services consulting firm Buchanan & Edwards as chief operating officer. The more than two-decade IT industry veteran will oversee operations of BE’s functional departments and business units, the firm said Monday. Before joining AMERICAN SYSTEMS,  Innella spent …

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Hyuk Byun, Pete Pflugrath Promoted to AMERICAN SYSTEMS VP Roles

Hyuk Byun and Pete Pflugrath, who respectively joined AMERICAN SYSTEMS in 2007 and 2010,  have been promoted to vice president and general manager roles at the Chantilly, Va.-based company. Byun was appointed VP and GM of professional services while Pflugrath will serve as VP and GM of the company’s custom solutions group, AMERICAN …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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Ron Costella Rejoins American Systems As Training Lead; Jason Frye Comments

Ron Costella, a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, has rejoined American Systems as vice president and executive director of the training and operational services business segment. Costella will be responsible for developing and implementing a growth strategy for the segment, which provides security assistance training for the departments of Defense and …

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American Systems Promotes 35-Year Vet Joe Kopfman To EVP, Compliance Head; Bill Hoover Comments

  American Systems has promoted 35-year company veteran Joe Kopfman to serve as executive vice president of contracts and administration and chief compliance officer. Kopfman, former contracts and administration VP, will continue leading those functions and adds responsibility for ethics and mergers and acquisitions programs, the company said Wednesday. He …

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Army Awarding Up to $315M for Security System Support

The U.S. Army has awarded 10 companies positions on a potential $315 million contract to support security and control systems. According to the Defense Department, work under the firm-fixed-price award will occur through Dec. 6, 2017 and the Army will determine location with each order. Awardees include: American Systems BAE …

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SAIC Completes Sale of Test and Evaluation Business to AMERICAN SYSTEMS; Bill Hoover Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has completed the sale of its test and evaluation business to AMERICAN SYSSTEMS Corp. and the terms of the sale were not disclosed, according to a Washington Technology article. AMERICAN SYSTEMS said the acquisition will help its work with the Defense Information Systems Agency’s joint interoperability test command. …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS to Buy SAIC’s Testing Unit; Bill Hoover Comments

AMERICAN SYSTEMS has agreed to acquire SAIC Inc.’s (NYSE: SAI) testing and evaluation unit and expects to close the transaction by mid-October, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced Thursday. SAIC announced last week it plans to complete a split into two independent, publicly-traded companies by the second half of fiscal year 2014. Close to 300 …

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