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Patrick Nicolet Named Capgemini Group CTO

Patrick Nicolet, formerly head of the competitiveness program and India operations at Capgemini, has been appointed as group chief technology officer. Capgemini said Friday Nicolet will oversee technology and innovation efforts as CTO and will continue to serve on the group executive board. Lanny Cohen, former group chief technology and innovation officer, will …

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Speedcast Eyes Potential $100M UltiSat Acquisition to Launch Gov’t-Focused Division

Speedcast International has signed a definitive agreement for a potential $100 million acquisition of UltiSat in efforts to establish a new government division and build on existing remote communications offerings to the public sector. Speedcast said Sunday the pending transaction with the U.S. government contractor is anticipated to complement the Speedcast portfolio for …

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Microsoft Opens Cyber Engagement Center for Gov’t, Enterprise Clients in Mexico

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 28, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a new Cybersecurity Engagement Center in Mexico in efforts to support Latin American government and enterprise customers’ programs against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the center aims to drive response against cyber crimes, advance technical …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Raytheon Vet David Trulio Joins Lockheed’s Intl Arm in VP Role; John Rood Comments

David Trulio, former director of operations at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) international sales organization, has been appointed vice president for international government affairs and operations and regional executive for Latin America at Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) overseas business. Trulio will work to develop the strategy to grow Lockheed Martin International‘s presence in Latin America …

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Former Parsons Exec Mary Ann Hopkins Joins Arcadis as Executive for the Americas

Mary Ann Hopkins, formerly Parsons federal group president, will join global design and consultancy firm Arcadis to lead that company’s business in North America and Latin America as well as the global water and environment lines. Arcadis said Thursday Hopkins will assume her new role on Sept. 26 and the company’s supervisory board will also …

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Boeing-Built Intelsat 29e Satellite Launches to Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Intelsat 29e communications satellite launched into space Wednesday to serve government and enterprise users in Latin America, North America and the north Atlantic region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Intelsat (NYSE: I) said Wednesday the satellite is the first of its EpicNG constellation, which will …

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USAID Picks Engility for Disaster Response Support in Latin America, Caribbean

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide disaster assistance to U.S. allied countries under a potential $35 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The work entails technical and administrative support for the agency’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance emergency relief programs in …

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Elbit Systems Lands $133M Homeland Security Tech Deal in Latin America; Butzi Machlis Comments

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ: ESLT) will provide homeland security systems for command-and-control and intelligence applications to an unnamed Latin American country under a one-year, $133 million contract. The company said Wednesday the systems are intended for use in crime fighting, violence prevention and safety and security operations. “This award is another significant milestone for Elbit …

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Elbit Systems Lands $100M Security, Intell Tech Deal

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ: ESLT) has been awarded a potential $100 million contract to deliver an integrated homeland security platform to a customer in Latin America. The Latin American client also ordered an operational intelligence system from the company, Elbit said Tuesday. Elbit expects to complete deliveries over the next year. …

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