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Denise Ho Lippuner Joins Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Facing Team as Financial Mgmt Advisory Head

Denise Ho Lippuner, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed partner for the global public sector business at Grant Thornton LLP. Lippuner will direct financial management advisory services and brings previous leadership experience as a managing associate and collaborator at several companies, Grant Thornton said Friday. “She co-authored …

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Abe Peled, Simon Bax Join Inmarsat Board

Abe Peled and Simon Bax have been appointed non-executive directors to Inmarsat‘s board, effective immediately. Peled becomes a member of the nominations committee while Bax joins the remuneration committee, Inmarsat said Tuesday. Peled currently serves as senior vice president of Cisco‘s (NASDAQ: CSCO) video and collaboration group and advises U.K.-based Permira …

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Jane Snowdon Named IBM Federal Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Jane Snowdon, a 17-year veteran of IBM Research (NYSE: IBM), has been appointed to the newly-created position of chief innovation officer for the company’s U.S. federal business unit, Information Week reports. Elena Malykhina writes she will be responsible for developing big data, cloud computing and mobile strategies for government …

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HP, IBM, SAIC to Compete on Navy Asset Location System IDIQs

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) have each won contracts to help the U.S. Navy manage equipment and other assets at medical facilities. The contracts are potentially worth $49.9 million combined over five years and the companies will compete for delivery …

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Jim Finn Joins CSC As Corporate Comm VP

Jim Finn, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) as vice president of corporate communications. Finn will be based in CSC’s Falls Church, Va. headquarters and report to Peter Allen, executive VP of global sales and marketing, PRWeek US reports. Brittaney Kiefer writes Finn …

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IBM Declares 85 Cent Dividend

IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 85 cents per common share, continuing payments to shareholders every year since 1916. The dividend is payable March 9 to stockholders of record as of Feb. 8, 2013, the company said. IBM also has scheduled its next annual …

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VA Picking Up To Three Small Firms For $5B IT Products Award

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to award up to three companies positions on a potential $5 billion contract for information technology products, the Washington Post reports. For this award, Kathleen Miller writes the VA will reserve prime positions for companies that have up to 150 employees on staff. Jo …

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IBM Names Global Public Sector Head Anne Altman Federal Lead

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has appointed Anne Altman, formerly general manager for the global public sector, to serve as GM for the U.S. federal government business. According to Washington Technology, she assumed leadership of the global public sector in 2009. The company says she was responsible for strategy, direction, development and …

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IBM Software to Manage $36B Military Real Estate Portfolio; Dave Bartlett, Andrew Manley Comment

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has won a contract to provide software and services for managing real estate property of military bases and housing facilities, the company announced Wednesday. The total value of real estate covered under this project is around $36 billion, the company said, covering 900 square miles, 45, 000 …

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CMS Awards up to $15B to Upgrade & Manage Data Centers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded  a number of contracts that could add up to $15 billion in the next 10 years, for the management of its data center operations. According to a NextGov article, contractors for the “virtual data center operation” indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contracts include Accenture Federal …

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