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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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Bud Langston Named Salesforce NA Public Sector VP for Strategy, Business Devt

Bud Langston, a 16-year veteran of Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as vice president of strategy and business development for the cloud computing company’s North American public sector business, GovCon Wire has learned. He previously was VP of Oracle’s public sector operations in the North American region …

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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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Inmarsat Extends Global Xpress Coverage to Americas, Atlantic Govt Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5,  2015 — Inmarsat has expanded the coverage of the Global Xpress satellite communications network to serve the public sector in the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean region, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Satnews reported Tuesday the new coverage adds to Global Xpress’ public-sector satellite services in Asia, Africa, Europe and …

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Accenture Appoints Julie Spellman Sweet Group Chief Exec for North America

Julie Spellman Sweet — general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) — will take the role of group chief executive for the company’s North American business on June 1. Accenture said Monday Sweet will continue as a member of the global management committee and succeed Stephen Rohleder, who will retire from the company by …

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Former AIA Chief Marion Blakey Named Rolls-Royce North America President, CEO

Marion Blakey, formerly president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has joined Rolls-Royce as president, CEO and chairman of the board for its North American business. The company said Tuesday Blakey will succeed James Guyette, who plans to retire in May. “We are extremely pleased to have Ms. Blakey leading the North …

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Airbus Vet Steve Mestraud Moves to Cyveillance as Finance, Accounting VP

Steve Mestraud, a former financial executive at Solomon Edwards Group and Airbus‘ North American arm, has joined Qinetiq‘s Cyveillance subsidiary as vice president of finance accounting. “As our global business and service offerings continue to expand, it will be critical for us to have experienced leaders like Steve to guide us …

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NATO Briefs Industry on Potential $2.58B C4ISR Investments; Koen Gijsbers Comments

More than 600 senior North American and European industry representatives attended a NATO conference in Rome this week to discuss potential opportunities in C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). According to a NATO release, the alliance could spend up to $2.85 billion on C4ISR projects, conditioned on …

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Geraldine McBride Returns to SAP to Oversee North American Operations

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has appointed Geraldine McBride president of its North America division, the company announced Tuesday. She will report to Robert Enslin, president of sales and a global managing board member, who said McBride will oversee and work to grow operations within the U.S. and Canada. McBride returns to …

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