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Accenture Appoints Julie Spellman Sweet Group Chief Exec for North America

Julie Spellman Sweet — general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) — will take the role of group chief executive for the company’s North American business on June 1. Accenture said Monday Sweet will continue as a member of the global management committee and succeed Stephen Rohleder, who will retire from the company by …

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May 4 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain at Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index rebounded from two straight days of losses to close at 74.060 on Friday,  up 0.680 points (0.910%).   The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.03 percent to 18, 024.06, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index increased 1.09 percent to 22.78 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.29 percent to 5, 005.39. …

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May 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Biotech Recovery Helps Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index started the month of May with a rebound from two days of losses to close Friday up 0.680 points — or 0.910 percent — and end at 74.060. Gains in the biotechnology sector from the previous day’s losses and higher Treasury yields helped U.S. stocks to recover from Thursday’s sell-off, …

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Cybercom Issues RFP for $475M Network Security Services Contract

The U.S. Cyber Command has published a request for proposals on a potential five-year, $475 million contract for information technology and cybersecurity support services, Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes Cybercom could issue up to 20 task orders for vendors to help build offensive and defensive tools for the command …

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Gary Voellger Assumes Chief Ethics Role at Booz Allen

Gary Voellger, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named chief ethics and compliance officer at the McLean, Virginia-based technology consulting company. He succeeded Gale Smith to the post on April 1, the company said Thursday. Voellger was in charge of managing the firm’s work for defense …

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Leidos to Help Sustain Pentagon’s Legacy EHR Systems

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a five-month, $21.4 million contract to help the Defense Health Agency maintain legacy platforms for managing electronic health records of U.S. military personnel. The Defense Department said Thursday that Leidos will perform sustainment and maintenance work on EHR systems installed at all medical facilities that …

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DigitalGlobe 1Q Gov’t Revenue Up 17%, Overall Sales Jump 8%

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The geospatial services contractor said revenue for its U.S. government business increased 17.6 percent from the prior year period to $114.8 million and overall sales for DigitalGlobe rose 8.2 percent year-over-year …

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Fluor Reports 9% 1Q Revenue Bump for Gov’t Group

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The Irving, Texas-based engineering and construction contractor said revenue in its government group increased 8.9 percent from the prior year period to $646 million and profit rose 18.4 percent year-over-year …

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Teledyne Subsidiary Lands Army Missile Defense Test, Evaluation Task Order

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) has received a potential four-year, $67.4 million task order to help the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command test and evaluate missile defense technologies. Teledyne Brown Engineering will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for at least three base years and potentially four …

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AECOM-CH2M Hill JV to Continue Cleanup at DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation Sites; James Taylor Comments

A joint venture of AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and CH2M Hill will continue its cleanup work at the Oak Ridge Reservation in Tennessee after the Energy Department exercised $104 million in contract options. DOE originally awarded the potential $2.5 billion contract in 2011 and work started in August of that year, the companies said Thursday. “We will …

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