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Roger Krone: Leidos Partners With Nonprofits, Gov’t to Drive Community Efforts Amid Opioid Crisis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone has said the company is working with nonprofit organizations such as the Chris Atwood Foundation and government units such as the Drug Enforcement Agency in efforts to address the issue of opioid drug abuse, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Krone, an inductee …

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone Backs White House Effort to Halt IP Theft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone has expressed his support for the administration’s move to grant the U.S. trade representative authority to call for a possible investigation into China’s trade practices and alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “Safeguarding our intellectual property …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Relays Concern Over Impact of Senior-Level Vacancies at DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2017 — Roger Krone, CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said at an earnings call that he sees potential delays in contract awards and programs due to the Trump administration’s current pace of hiring for top …

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August 10th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) followed the markets downward closing at 100.168 off 0.706 percent. Declining shares outpaced advancers 3 to 1. The major indices responded to heightened geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and North Korea to close down significantly. The S&P500 was off 1.45 percent while DJIA moved downward by 0.93 …

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10 Companies Win Spots on $480M Army Technical, Operational Services Contract

Editor’s Note 8/9/17: The Defense Department said Booz Allen Hamilton was inadvertently omitted on the shared contract announced Aug. 4. The number of awardees has been updated. The U.S. Army has selected 10 companies to compete for technical development, technical support and operational integration task orders under a potential five-year, $480 …

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August 3rd Market Close: Leidos Leads the GovConIndex Up; While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) topped the 100 mark to close at 100.389 up 1.111 percent. Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) reported “second quarter earnings that exceeded expectations” to lead the GCI closing with a  8.36 percent increase. The major indices closed mixed. The S&P500 down 0.22 percent, while the DJIA set another new high 22,026.17, …

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Parsons, Leidos Vet Andrew Strampach Named PAE Natl Security Solutions BD VP

Andrew Strampach, a 30-year government contracting veteran, has joined PAE as vice president of business development at the Arlington, Virginia-based company’s national security solutions unit. PAE said Tuesday his responsibility includes the recently purchased FCi Federal business. The NSS unit was formed after PAE bought the global security and solutions segment of USIS in …

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Doug Wagoner to Step Down as SAIC Sector President in September; Tony Moraco Comments

Doug Wagoner, president of services and solutions sector at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), will step down from his role at the Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor on Sept. 1. Dan Harris, senior vice president and general manager of SAIC’s sector operations and planning, will take over as acting …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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Leidos Named Sponsor of University of Cambridge’s Cross-Nation Cyber Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will serve as sponsor of the University of Cambridge’s Cambridge2Cambridge cyber competition in line with the company’s efforts to build student interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Monday the competition will pit students from universities …

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