Archive: Personnel Moves

James Carafano, national security expert at the Heritage Foundation. Photo: Heritage Foundation

Trump’s DHS Transition Landing Team Includes Carafano, Head Of Biometrics Group

The President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday morning announced two members to its transition landing team at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), James Carafano, a national security expert with the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation, and Michael Dougherty, CEO of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), an industry trade association that promotes secure identity […]

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Photo: Boeing

Boeing To Consolidate Most Of Its Services Work Into New Operating Segment

Boeing [BA] on Monday said it plans to stand up a new operating segment in 2017 that will consolidate the core capabilities that currently reside in its commercial and defense services portfolios. The new Boeing Global Services segment will be led by Boeing executive Stanley Deal, 52, who is currently senior vice president of the […]

The USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51). Photo: U.S. Navy

General Dynamics Announces New Presidents For Bath Iron Works, NASSCO

General Dynamics [GD] on Monday said that Dirk Lesko will become president of the Bath Iron Works and Kevin Graney will become president of NASSCO effective Jan. 1, 2017, following the retirement of Frederick Harris. Harris has been president of NASSCO for the past 10 years and president of Bath since Sept. 2013. Before joining […]

Boeing Defense, Space & Security President and CEO Leanne Caret. Photo: Boeing

Boeing Consolidating Defense Operations To Enhance Competitiveness

With efficiencies in mind, Boeing [BA] on Tuesday said it will consolidate its defense operations over the next four years and create a new international group to put more emphasis on its growing worldwide military sales. A spokesman for Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security segment told Defense Daily that the any cost savings and potential […]

Huntington Ingalls President and CEO Mike Petters. Photo: HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries To Acquire Government Services Provider Camber

Seeking to expand its services portfolio, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII] on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire government services provider Camber Corp. for $355 million in cash and plans to establish a new $1 billion business segment around its services companies. The deal is expected to close later this year, subject to regulatory […]

Michael Grasso, senior vice president for Business Development at Engility. Photo from LinkedIn.

Engility Appoints Former Lockheed Martin Official To Lead Business Development

Strengthening her focus on capturing more business, Engility Corp. [EGL] CEO Lynn Dugle has hired former Lockheed Martin [LMT] government relations vice president Michael Grasso to oversee Engility’s business development efforts. Engility said that Grasso has been appointed vice president for Business Development and Strategic Planning and will report directly to Dugle, who joined the […]

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson

Leidos Completes Acquisition Of Lockheed Martin’s IS&GS Segment

As expected, Leidos [LDOS] on Tuesday completed its $4.6 billion acquisition of Lockheed Martin’s [LMT] information technology and technical services businesses, making it the largest pure play IT and services provider to the federal government with between $9 billion and $10 billion in annual revenue. The $4.6 billion price is about $400 million less than […]

Dale Bennett, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training segment, will lead the renamed Rotary and Mission Systems segment. Photo: Lockheed Martin

With Sikorsky In Fold, Lockheed Martin Renames Division Rotary And Mission Systems

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Thursday said it will rename its Mission Systems and Training segment to Rotary and Mission Systems next month to reflect the company’s acquisition of helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft and the realignments related to the pending merger of its information services business with another federal contractor. “The new name captures the breadth […]

L-3 President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Kubasik.

L-3 Hires Aerospace And Defense Financial Analyst Heidi Wood New Position

L-3 Communications [LLL] on Monday said it has appointed long-time aerospace and defense analyst to the new position of vice president and chief analytics officer in support of the company’s business development and merger and acquisitions strategy. Wood joined L-3 from aircraft structures manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems [SPR], which she joined in July 2013 as senior […]

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of DDG 1000, the future USS Zumwalt destroyer May 20.  (Photo: U.S. Navy)

Bath Iron Works Delivers DDG-1000 to Navy

The Navy on Friday accepted delivery of the first in a class of futuristic destroyers, the future USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000). The ship, built by General Dynamics [GD] Bath Iron Works (BIW), brings together a variety of new technologies and design features, including an integrated power system that can distribute varying levels of power to the […]