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Bridget Coulon Named VP of Northrop’s Corporate Office, Enterprise Shared Services HR; Denise Peppard Comments

Bridget Coulon, formerly director of the electronic systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president of human resources for the company’s corporate office and enterprise shared services organization. She will report to Denise Peppard, corporate VP and chief HR officer, and be responsible for the corporate …

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Michael Pena Named Apprio Homeland Security Practice EVP

Michael Pena, formerly a division manager at the U.S. Energy Department‘s Brookhaven National Laboratory, has joined Apprio as executive vice president of the Washington-based technology firm’s homeland security business. He comes into the role with 35 years of security and emergency management experience and will lead the organization that provides …

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January 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, Earnings Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index stayed flat Tuesday with a nominal gain of 0.079 points — or 0.111 percent — to close at 71.212. U.S. markets reacted to reports that the European Central Bank could launch a quantitative easing program for one year and earnings reports from firms such as UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), CNBC reported. …

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GovCon, Intelligence Leaders Talk FY 2015 and Beyond at Potomac Officers Club’s 2015 Intel Summit

              Partnerships between the government contracting industry and the U.S. intelligence community, as well as the IC’s items of importance were among the key points of discussion at the Potomac Officers Club‘s “2015 Intel Summit” Wednesday in McLean, Virginia. More than 300 executives from the GovCon and public sector arenas heard …

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Gary Nabors: CSC Arm to Assess New Compounds for NIH’s Anti-Infectives Program

A Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) company has won a 10-year, $90 million follow-on contract to examine infectious disease therapeutics for the National Institutes of Health’s anti-infectives program. DynPort Vaccine Company LLC will conduct first phase clinical trials of new compounds to support the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious …

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Ron Foudray Named Northrop Info Systems BD VP; Kathy Warden Comments

Ron Foudray, formerly vice president of business development with the cyber division of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named VP of business development for the company’s information systems sector. He will oversee the sector’s initiatives to identify, assess and capture business opportunities across targeted growth areas worldwide, Northrop said …

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Keith Cooper Named SVP of Cubic Mission Support Services Segment; Bill Toti Comments

Keith Cooper, formerly a business development executive and director of logistics and training at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has joined Cubic (NYSE: CUB) as senior vice president of the mission support services unit’s operations support and education group. Cubic said Tuesday Cooper will be in charge of business development and customer partnership functions …

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Former OFPP Chief Joseph Jordan Promoted to CEO at FedBid; Ted Leonsis Comments

Joseph Jordan, FedBid‘s public sector president and former Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, has elevated to the role of chief executive officer at FedBid and the appointment took effect Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday Jordan has led its public sector business in working with federal agencies to leverage reverse auction to save …

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Jeff Yorsz Joins QinetiQ NA as President

Jeff Yorsz, a former general manager at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Adaptive Optics Associates subsidiary, has been appointed president of defense technology firm QinetiQ North America. He will be responsible for all aspects of business operations and strategic programs in his new position, QNA said Tuesday. “Historically QNA has developed …

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January 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Up, Investors Await Euro Bank Move

The GovCon Index recorded a 50-50 split of gainers and laggers Tuesday to reach a nominal gain of 0.237 points — or 0.170 percent — to close at 71.291. A reduction in the International Monetary Fund’s worldwide growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016 was balanced by technology sector gains willingness among investors to hold back from more …

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