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John Jumper to Depart Leidos Board of Directors: Roger Krone Comments

John Jumper, former chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), is due to retire from the company’s board of directors at the end of his term. Leidos said Wednesday it has launched a search for Jumper’s successor on the seat that he will vacate after his departure from the board. He joined the …

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Army Taps General Dynamics, Leidos for $200M Geospatial Support Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) One Source business have won a potential five-year, $200 million shared contract to provide technical expertise in support of U.S. Army geospatial programs. The Defense Department said Monday the hybrid contract includes work to help the service branch coordinate, integrate and synchronize geospatial data standards and requirements. …

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Leidos to Combine Operations Into New Reston, VA HQ; Roger Krone Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has signed a deal with Boston Properties to transfer its headquarters to a new office building in Reston Town Center in Virginia as part of plans to consolidate operations from two buildings into one facility. Leidos said Tuesday construction work on the new HQ will start by …

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6 Companies Secure Spots on $139M HHS IT Support BPA

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded six companies positions on a potential five-year, $139 million blanket purchase agreement for information technology support services. HHS said Thursday the second Next Generation IT Services BPA covers data center operations; network and security operations; and maintenance, testing and deployment of software and …

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Leidos to Continue Army Night Eagle System Support Under Potential $75M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential $75.1 million contract to extend the company’s contingency operations support for a system meant to aid U.S. Army intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Leidos will continue to support the Army’s Night Eagle system through April 25, 2020, and will perform work in Reston, …

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Leidos, BAE Vet Matt Vaughan Joins Battelle as Contract Research Business Lead

Matt Vaughan, formerly senior vice president within Leidos’ (NYSE: LDOS) health business, has been named president of the contract research organization at Battelle. He succeeds Steve Kelly, who retired Jan. 2 after a 25-year career at the Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit research and development company, Battelle said Tuesday. “Matt brings a unique …

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Matt Wiles Promoted to Leidos UK CEO; Roger Krone Comments

Matt Wiles, formerly a senior vice president and managing director at Leidos’ (NYSE: LDOS) U.K. arm, has been promoted to CEO of the Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor’s U.K. business. Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, said in a statement published Thursday Wiles’ leadership and his role …

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Leidos Defense Group Head Michael Leiter Leaves Company

Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) defense group president Michael Leiter left the company on Friday approximately one year after the merger with the former Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions segment was first announced. Leidos disclosed Leiter’s departure in a regulatory filing after markets closed Friday. “We thank Michael for …

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone Elected PSC Board’s Vice Chair

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Professional Services Council’s board of directors beginning Jan. 1. The newly elected official will work with other board members to provide policy oversight and strategic direction for the trade group in …

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Report: VA, Cerner in Talks Over Terms of 10-Year EHR Modernization Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs and Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) are in the final phase of negotiations over the terms of a potential 10-year contract to build and deploy a new electronic health record system across 1,600 VA facilities and community health providers, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. VA wants Congress to incorporate …

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