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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Could Book $600M Kuwait Missiles Order in February

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) could complete a missile defense deal with Kuwait worth between $500 million and $600 million in February under a U.S. foreign military sales agreement, Reuters reported Thursday. Dave Wajsgras, Raytheon chief financial officer, told the publication that order is intended for Kuwait’s Patriot missile defense system. He also …

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Alan Kessler: Vormetric Expands Client Base, Security Products Amid Heightened Market Awareness

Vormetric leveraged growing awareness for security-related products to mark 2013 with an increased client base and earnings growth that exceeded market expectations, said Alan Kessler, president and CEO with the data security solutions company. The company now works with 1, 300 customers around the world, a 30 percent year-over-year increase, …

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James Peake, Former VA Secretary, Takes Leadership Reins at CGI Federal

James Peake, who served as veterans affairs secretary between December 2007 and January 2009, has become president of CGI Group‘s (NYSE: GIB) subsidiary for the U.S. federal market — CGI Federal. As VA secretary, Peake oversaw a fiscal year 2009 budget of $97.5 billion and led more than 280, 000 …

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Robert Phoebus Named WBB Strategic IT Markets VP; Mike Perez Comments

Robert Phoebus has joined Whitney Bradley & Brown, Inc. as vice president of strategic information technology markets, WBB said Jan. 30. In his new role, Phoebus will be responsible for defining market strategies and implementing processes for to target opportunities in the IT market. “A stronger presence in the IT market …

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Mary Allison Yourchisin to Help Lead AC4S Business Development in VP Role

Mary Allison Yourchisin, a former business development manager at Intelligent Decisions, has joined Tampa, Fla.-based Advanced C4 Solutions as vice president of special operations. She is the first woman to serve as president of the National Defense Industrial Association’s Tampa chapter and is also a former vice president of the …

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Richard Stone, Former Army Deputy Surgeon General, Joins Booz Allen As a Principal

Richard Stone, a retired Army Reserve major general and a former medical operations director at the Defense Health Agency, has been named a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH). The former Army deputy surgeon general officially joined Booz Allen on Jan. 21 and advises customers on healthcare transactions in …

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Janet Foutty Adds New Role of Deloitte Federal Practice Head; Jim Moffatt Comments

Janet Foutty, national managing director of the federal consulting practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP, has been appointed to also serve as leader of Deloitte‘s federal practice. She succeeds Maritza Montiel, who will continue as deputy CEO of Deloitte LLP, and also serve as senior partner and adviser to the federal practice, …

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Steven Perkins to Lead Grant Thornton’s Global Technology Industry Group; Terry Back Comments

Grant Thornton International Ltd. has formed a global technology industry group with the goal of helping technology customers grow their business. Steven Perkins, national managing director of the technology industry practice at Grant Thornton LLP, will lead the new group comprising of Grant Thornton’s technology professionals that will discuss opportunities …

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Boeing Sets Company Sales Record in FY 2013; Jim McNerney Comments

Boeing set a company record for sales in its 2013 fiscal year and attributed the number to sales of commercial aircraft and military equipment despite sequestration cuts on the U.S. defense budget, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Brendan McGarry writes the airplane maker had a 6-percent revenue increase from fiscal 2012 …

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Nicholas Percoco Named KPMG Data Protection Group Director; Greg Bell Comments

Nicholas Percoco, head of Trustwave‘s security organization for more than 10 years, has joined KPMG LLP as director of the firm’s information protection group, Health IT Security reported Wednesday. Patrick Ouellette writes Percoco will oversee security research, program development, threat defense and incident management in his new role. Greg Bell, …

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