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Raytheon-UTC Deal Comes as DoD Eyes New Priorities; Pierre Chao Offers Insight on M&A Trend

The planned merger between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) comes as the aerospace-and-defense sector anticipates slower growth in the Department of Defense’s spending and as DoD sets its sights on hypersonic missiles, space systems and other new priorities, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents David Berteau, President and CEO of PSC, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented David Berteau, CEO of the Professional Services Council, with his second Wash100 award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Berteau for leading efforts to improve the U.S. government’s procurement and funding issues. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting …

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McAleese & Associates: Service Secretaries Talk Readiness, Priorities at CSIS Event

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted discussion held Friday with the secretaries of military branches about the state of their services and priorities. Army Secretary Mark Esper said the service works to build up readiness recovery through 2022 before …

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Engility Vet Eric Sedlacek Joins SAIC as Business Dev’t Director

Eric Sedlacek, formerly director of business development at Engility, has been appointed to the same position at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), G2Xchange ETC reported Tuesday. He joins SAIC upon its $2.5B all-stock acquisition of the Chantilly, Va.-based contractor and will be responsible for overseeing department of State and Justice accounts …

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McAleese & Associates: Richard Spencer on Two-Carrier Buy, Other Navy Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report that outlines some of the priorities of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer. Spencer said Thursday during a Center for Strategic and International Studies event that the Navy has begun to work with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) on a possible two-carrier contract. “We are going to get …

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Timothy Keating Promoted to Boeing Govt Operations EVP

Timothy “Tim” Keating, formerly senior vice president of government operations at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been promoted to executive VP of government operations at the aerospace company. Keating will continue to oversee the company’s philanthropic efforts worldwide through the Boeing Global Engagement organization, lead public policy initiatives and serve on …

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Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James Named Special Advisor at Bain & Company

Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Bain & Company as a special advisor in the consulting firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Bain said Thursday James will advise aerospace, defense and government services customers and work with the firm’s local leaders to establish relationships with “high-potential” individuals and companies. “Deborah …

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Former Deputy Defense Secretary John Hamre Elected as Mitre Board of Trustees Chairman 

John Hamre, a former deputy secretary of defense and current president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has been elected to succeed the retiring Charles Robb as chairman of Mitre‘s board of trustees. Hamre also previously served as comptroller of the Defense Department, deputy assistant director for national security and international …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016: Former DoD Logistics Head to Steward PSC & more

Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government services contractors gained a new leading voice and public advocate this week in the form of a nearly 35-year veteran with a diverse background that includes high-profile roles in …

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