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Jerry Hogge Named Mitre Public Sector SVP; Jason Providakes Quoted

 

Jerry Hogge, former senior vice president of military and veteran health solutions at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed SVP of Mitre's public sector business. He will be responsible for business strategy, international programs, and sponsor engagement with the nonprofit's federally funded research and development centers for civilian agencies, Mitre said Monday.

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General Dynamics CEO Jay Johnson to Speak at Cowen & Co. Aerospace/Defense Conference

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) CEO Jay L. Johnson will address the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Aerospace/Defense Conference in New York on Feb. 9 at 9:50 a.m. The firm will provide a live webcast of the presentation on www.generaldynamics.com. A replay will be available following the presentation’s conclusion.

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‘Top GovCon Recruiter’ Paul Dinte on the Future of the Business

When ExecutiveBiz named Paul Dinte of Dinte Resources a “Top Government Contracting Executive Recruiter, “ he shared with the publication his take on the future of the industry: “The war for talent at the executive level in the government contracting industry will only intensify over the next few years, ” he …

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Northrop Grumman Contracts Pro Cynthia Hyland on the Importance of Soft Skills

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) contracts professional Cynthia Hyland about the importance of soft skills. “Technical skills are important, but they’re not everything. Especially when it comes to helping your team facilitate dialogue with government customers. “‘We try to look not only at technical skills, but interpersonal skills …

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Listen to Your Employees: AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ Joe Kopfman Advice for Smooth Operations

ExecutiveBiz spoke with AMERICAN SYSTEMS executive Joe Kopfman about a number of topics, including his take on optimum employee relations: “’Statistics show that employees who become whistleblowers — or call a government hotline — do that, many times, out of frustration, ” said Kopfman, who serves as chairman of the …

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Microsoft’s Kathryn Mihalich Goes ‘All-In’

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Microsoft contracts professional Kathryn Mihalich about her approach to the profession: “Among Mihalich’s team of contracts personnel — 16, in all. And every last one of them, all-in. “‘Literally, ” said Mihalich, ‘we’re all-in, at all levels of the company.’ “For Mihalich and her team, that commitment …

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Alion Contracts Pro Phyllis Turvey on How You Can Stay Ahead

ExecutiveBiz profiled Alion contracts specialist Phyllis Turvey, who provided some insight on how to stay in front of the demands of the industry. “Among those forward-thinking steps is Alion’s Contracts Knowledge Information System (CKIS). Plus, its OCI routing system. “’We’re seeing a lot more reporting requirements with the government, ‘ …

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Northrop Grumman IS CFO Steve Movius Discusses the Market

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Information Systems CFO Steve Movius spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the evolving marketplace and the benefits of proactive vs. reactive stances. “It’s a tough marketplace right now, ” he said. “Federal and state and local governments are challenged with tight budgets, and competition in the marketplace is …

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Boeing’s Frederico Genoese-Zerbi on the Partnership of IT and Business

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Frederico Genoese-Zerbi, vice president of IT Business Partners, about the relationship between information technology and business: “Genoese-Zerbi’s own philosophy — of IT as ‘co-equal’ with business — began years ago. At the time, he was director of a leading telecommunications firm, attending a training session, when a …

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