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Dan Morris Joins UltiSat as Govt Services Senior Director; Amy Gwinn Comments

Dan Morris, a former senior account executive at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has been named senior director of government services at Gaithersburg, Maryland-based satellite communications firm.UltiSat. Morris will be responsible for helping expand the company’s projects with U.S. defense agencies and professional services portfolio, UltiSat said Tuesday. He previously held senior-level roles …

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Rockwell Collins CEO Kelly Ortberg Named Board Chairman; Anthony Carbone Comments

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) CEO Kelly Ortberg has taken the additional role as chairman of the aviation technology maker’s board of directors. Former Chairman Anthony Carbone will transition into the lead independent director position with the board, Rockwell Collins said Wednesday. “This appointment reflects the confidence the board of directors has in Kelly, …

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Rick Schmidt Named Rockwell Collins M&A VP; Jeff MacLauchlan Comments

Rick Schmidt, formerly senior director of mergers and acquisitions at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), has been promoted to VP of M&A at the Iowa-based avionics technology maker. Schmidt helped the company carry out its acquisition of ARINC in 2013 in the senior director role and has worked on other strategy development and acquisition initiatives at Rockwell …

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Ralph Shrader Says Booz Allen Will Continue to Evolve as it Pursues Growth

Booz Allen Hamilton leader Ralph Shrader has held the chief executive role at the Tysons Corner, Va.-based government services provider since 1999, and has overseen several important changes at the firm, including the separation of its government and commercial businesses and its transition into a public company. Marjorie Censer of …

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SAE Buys ARINC’s Industry Activities Assets; David Schutt Comments

SAE International has acquired the assets of ARINC’s industry activities division for an undisclosed sum as SAE seeks to help fulfill aerospace industry demands through technical standards. The division will operate within the SAE Industry Technologies Consortia and focus on developing industry infrastructures for the technology, market and industry member groups, …

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Jeff Standerski to Head Rockwell Collins’ Info Mgmt Services Arm

Jeff Standerski, a 25-year veteran at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) and a former vice president and general manager, has been appointed to lead the aviation technology maker’s newly-formed information management services business that is partly comprised of ARINC, which Rockwell Collins purchased for $1.2 billion last year. The new business …

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Kelly Ortberg: ARINC Deal to Expand Rockwell Collins’ Opportunities in Airport Info Systems, Transportation, Security

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has finalized a move to beef up its portfolio of information management solutions as it completed its acquisition of ARINC for $1.4 billion. Cedar Rapids, Ia.-based Rockwell Collins announced the closure Monday, several months after Reuters reported Carlyle Group was preparing the sale of Annapolis, Md.-based …

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Rockwell Collins to Acquire ARINC for $1.4B; Kelly Ortberg, John Belcher Comment

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has agreed buy ARINC for $1.39 billion in a move aimed at expanding Rockwell Collins’ offerings in the aviation industry. The potential buy is subject to regulatory approvals and intends to combine Rockwell Collins’ avionics and cabin technologies with the networks and services of the Annapolis, Md.-based Carlyle …

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Report: Carlyle Group Preparing Sale Of ARINC

Carlyle Group is preparing to sell ARINC at a private auction later this spring, according to Reuters. A sale of the Annapolis, Md.-based aerospace and defense company could be worth between $1.2 billion and $1.5 billion to Carlyle, according to Soyoung Kim’s report. Carlyle acquired ARINC from six U.S. airlines …

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