Archive: Personnel Moves

Chris Kubasik, president and CEO of L3 Technologies. Photo: L3

Eyeing Key International Markets, L3 Creates Boards In Australia, Canada And UK

L3 Technologies [LLL] on Thursday said it has established boards in three countries to help focus its international growth in key regions. “We continue to focus on accelerating L3’s international business by strengthening our customer relationships and forging productive partnerships in key regions,” Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3, said in a statement. The […]

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International. Photo: ManTech

Phillips Appointed To Take Helm At ManTech

ManTech International [MANT] on Wednesday said that it has appointed Kevin Phillips, the company’s president and chief operating officer (COO), to be its next CEO starting on Jan. 1, 2018. Phillips will take over for George Pedersen, the company’s current chairman and CEO, who will continue as executive chairman with responsibilities for strategy and direction, […]

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Senate Committee Approves Nielsen Nomination To Lead DHS

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee late Tuesday afternoon voted 11 to 4 to advance the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen to be Secretary of Homeland Security. Four Democrats voted against the nomination: Sens. Tom Carper (Del.), Kamala Harris (Calif.), Margaret Hassan (N.H.) and Gary Peters (Mich.). The confirmation vote was originally planned for […]

Trump Nominates Kelly Aide To Run DHS

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen to be secretary of Homeland Security, promoting a chief aide of John Kelly, his chief of staff and former Department of Homeland Security head. Nielsen served as Kelly’s chief of staff at DHS until he was tapped by Trump to be his chief of […]

SAIC CEO Tony Moraco

SAIC Consolidates Organizational Structure; Offers Early Retirement Package

Science Applications International Corp. [SAIC] has consolidated its customer facing groups and capabilities focused service lines to improve its strategy execution. Last week the company also said it has offered a voluntary retirement incentive package to about 100 senior managers. A company spokesman told Defense Daily that there is no estimate of a potential charge […]

Kathy Warden has been named by Northrop Grumman to be its new president and chief operating officer beginning on Jan. 1, 2018. She currently is president of the company's Mission Systems Sector. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Promotes Warden To President, Announces Other Leadership Moves

Northrop Grumman [NOC] late Tuesday afternoon announced a number of forthcoming leadership changes, including the elevation of Kathy Warden to the position of president. Wes Bush, Northrop Grumman’s chairman and CEO, is also president. Warden, who is currently in charge of the company’s Mission Systems Sector, will become president and chief operating officer (COO) of […]

Richard Spencer, President Trump's nominee as the 76th secretary of the Navy. Photo: Center for a New American Security.

Senate Confirms Top DoD Positions Including Spencer As Navy Secretary, Lord At AT&L

The Senate confirmed Richard V. Spencer as the newest secretary of the Navy on Tuesday as well as seven other civilian Defense Department nominees. Spencer succeeds acting Secretary Sean Stackley and Obama’s Secretary Ray Mabus. The Senate approved of Spencer in a voice vote, just like the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) did last month […]

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, USAF Gen. Paul Selva
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Selva Confirmed For New Term As Vice Chairman Of Joint Chiefs

The Senate on Monday confirmed by unanimous consent Air Force Gen. Paul Selva for a second two-year term as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a position he has held since July 2015. The Pentagon in May announced Selva’s nomination for reappointment to his position. Before this post, he led U.S. Transportation Command […]

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New Manager Announces Incoming Nevada Site Leadership

Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS), the contractor newly chosen to run the Nevada National Security Site, has announced its incoming leadership team as it proceeds with transition activities at the facility. The Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in May awarded the new management and operations contract at the site to MSTS, a […]