Archive: Personnel Moves

William Toti, president of Cubic Global Defense. Photo: Cubic

Cubic Consolidates Defense Operations As Part Of Profitability Initiatives

Cubic Corp. [CUB] on Wednesday said it combined its defense operations into one new segment as part of a new profitability initiative designed to achieve millions of dollars in annual savings beginning in fiscal year 2016. The realignment of the defense businesses consists of consolidating the Defense Systems and Mission Support Services segments into the […]


Obama Nominates Brinsfield To Lead Health Affairs Office At DHS

President Barack Obama on Thursday announced his intent to nominate Kathryn Brinsfield to be assistant secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Brinsfield has been serving as the acting head of the Office of Health Affairs (OHA) and the acting Chief Medical Officer since 2013 and has […]

Orbital ATK President and CEO David Thompson. Photo: Orbital ATK

Orbital ATK Announces Leadership, Organizational Alignment

In its first day of operations following the merger of the former ATK and Orbital Sciences, Orbital ATK [OA] on Tuesday said it would organize its operations around three groups and the defense and space company also announced its executive and operational leaders. David Thompson, the head of the former Orbital Sciences, as stated previously […]

Russell Deyo. Photo: Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Senate Committee, Again, Approves DHS Management Nominee Deyo

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday approved by voice vote Russell Deyo to be the next undersecretary of management at the Department of Homeland Security. The panel in November also approved Deyo for the same position but the Senate never took up the nomination, forcing the committee to vote again in […]

David Hess, UTC senior vice president, Aerospace Business Development. Photo: UTC

UTC Brings Hess Back To Lead Aerospace Business Development

United Technologies [UTX] on Tuesday appointed David Hess as its senior vice president for Aerospace Business Development to work closely with the company’s Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems companies to strengthen relationships with their aerospace customers and partners. Hess retired early last year as president of Pratt & Whitney following a 34-year career […]

Jeff Yorz, president, QinetiQ North America. Photo: QNA

QNA Names Jeff Yorsz As New President

QinetiQ North America (QNA) on Tuesday said it has appointed Jeff Yorsz as its new president, replacing former president Andrew Rogers, who had been with the company since 2005 and had led it since April 2014. Yorsz most recently was at Northrop Grumman [NOC], where he was general manager of Adaptive Optics Associates (AOA), which […]

Brett Lambert, vice president, corporate strategy, Northrop Grumman. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Former DoD Industry Base Policy Head Joining Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman [NOC] on Tuesday named Brett Lambert to be its new vice president of corporate strategy effective Jan. 26, succeeding Stanley Szemborski, who has retired from the company.   Lambert will develop and implement the company’s business focus area strategies and will also serve as the chair of the strategic development council. He will […]


McCaul Announces Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairs

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) on Monday announced the chairs for its six subcommittees in the 114th Congress, including four new chairs. Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) will retain their chairs of the Subcommittees on Border and Maritime Security, and Counterterrorism and Intelligence, respectively. In a statement on […]