Tag Archives: SPARTA

Quantum Research International Appoints James Lackey, Brad Kettner to Lead Defense Programs

Quantum Research International has appointed two former military service officers to lead company businesses that support defense programs. Quantum said James Lackey, former executive director of the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, has joined the company as senior vice president and defense systems group manager. Brad Kettner, …

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Mary Ann Hopkins is 2016 Wash100 Inductee for Leadership Within Public Sector Infrastructure

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 14, 2016 — Mary Ann Hopkins, president of the federal government business unit Parsons, was inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of most influential leaders in GovCon for her work in public sector infrastructure. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders …

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Kurt Tripp, Christian Alexander Take Parsons Federal Group Leadership Roles; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Parsons has appointed Kurt Tripp and Christian Alexander to new leadership roles within its newly-formed federal government business unit as part of the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and construction company’s realignment. Tripp, who joined Parsons in 2011, has been appointed senior vice president and manager of business development for the defense and security division, Parsons …

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Bill Bodie Joins Fluor as Govt Group Business Development SVP

Bill Bodie, formerly an executive vice president at Parsons Corp., has joined Fluor as senior vice president of business development for the company’s government group. He will be based at the Fluor government group’s headquarters in Arlington, Va. and be responsible for leading sales, marketing and communications, Fluor said Tuesday. At …

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Randy Morgan Promoted to Parsons Govt Services Operations EVP; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Randy Morgan, a former senior vice president at Parsons Corp., has been promoted to executive vice president of operations for the company’s government services business. Morgan’s appointment is effective immediately and he will be responsible for overseeing nine support departments, as well as the business’ divisions and projects, Parsons said …

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Lockheed Wins $80M Contract to Support DoD Cyber Range Operations

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won an $80 million contract under the national cyber range program to support operations at a military test range that is about to become operational, according to NextGov. Dawn Lim writes that the five-year contract supports the cyber range housed in a “specially architected sensitive …

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Parsons Promotes Bill Bodie, Biff Lyons, Kurt Tripp; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Parsons Corp. has announced a series of executive appointments in its government services leadership team, less than a week after announcing 23-year company veteran Mary Ann Hopkins as head of that business unit. All appointments are effective Oct. 15, the same day Hopkins starts as government services president. Bill Bodie, …

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Cobham Now Owns 25% of Danish SATCOM Firm

Cobham plc. has acquired an additional 22.74 percent share in Denmark-based satellite communications firm Thrane & Thrane and now owns approximately 25.6 percent of that firm’s issued share capital. The British aerospace, defense and security firm announced Thursday it purchased the new shares from Jupiter Asset Management Limited at an estimated …

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Parsons Completes SPARTA Purchase from Cobham for $350M

Parsons Corp. has completed its acquisition of Cobham plc.’s analytic solutions practice, known as SPARTA Inc.,  in a $350 million transaction. Parsons announced it will integrate SPARTA into its government services business unit, which provides technical services to the U.S. public sector. SPARTA helps deign, develop and sustain weapons systems …

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Cobham Defense, Electronic Systems Corporation: The $1.4 Billion Contractor You May Have Never Heard Of

Last year, Cobham purchased the Surveillance and Attack business unit of BAE Systems in Lansdale and M/A-COM, as well as SPARTA Strategic Business Unit to form Cobham Defense Electronic Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of British defense contractor Cobham plc. led by Jeremy Wensinger with combined revenues of $1.4bn and more …

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