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Heavy at the Top: June’s GovCon Exec Move Recap

GovCon saw a number of top position changes and executive-level hires in the month of June, with GovCon Wire covering 20 in all. Three of GovCon’s largest firms will have new CEOs this year, all of whom previously served as COOs at their respective companies Hiring intelligence and information executives was also trending this month …

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General Dynamics CEO Jay Johnson Retiring, Phebe Novakovic To Succeed Jan. 1

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Chairman and CEO Jay Johnson will retire from the company on Dec. 31, the company announced Thursday. President and Chief Operating Officer Phebe Novakovic will succeed Johnson in both roles Jan. 1, 2013. She started those roles in May after previously serving as executive vice president …

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General Dynamics Completes $960M Acquisition of Vangent Inc.; Jay Johnson Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed its acquisition of healthcare IT provider Vangent Inc. for approximately $960 million cash. General Dynamics expects the move will increase its earnings in 2012. Vangent will become part of the company’s IT business unit, GDIT. Vangent’s core offerings include health informatics and information exchange, electronic health records …

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General Dynamics’ Charles Hall, John Schwartz to Retire, to be Replaced by David Heebner, Jason Aiken

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that Charles M. Hall, executive vice president and group executive of the company’s Combat Systems group, will retire on May 1. Hall has been executive vice president since 2005, before which he was president of the company’s General Dynamics Land Systems subsidiary. He will …

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