Tag Archives: Personnel Moves

Acacia Group Acquires Intelligent Decisions, Splits Into Two Companies

The private equity firm The Acacia Group said yesterday it recently acquired federal technology provider Intelligent Decisions and has split the business into two separate companies, one focused on products and the other on services. The Acacia Group said it plans additional acquisitions to build on its new investment. The value of the deal was […]

Senate Appropriations Chair Cochran to Retire in April Due to Ailing Health

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee and huge advocate for shipbuilding, will retire April 1 due to ailing health, the 81 year-old lawmaker said Monday. “I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,” Cochran wrote in a press release that hit the wires late Monday. “I intend to fulfill […]

Engility Chief Dugle Elected Chairman

Lynn Dugle, president and CEO of Engility [EGL], has been unanimously elected as chairman of the board effective immediately, solidifying her leadership of the defense contractor. Dugle will continue to also serve as president and CEO. Previously, Engility’s board was co-chaired by Peter Marino and David Savner. Marino has been appointed as independent lead director […]

Peraton Streamlines Business Structure; Hiring Former DHS S&T Chief Brothers

Peraton last week announced a new organizational structure that essentially consolidates its operating segments from six to four in an effort to help eliminate duplication and overlap while also improving its customer focus. The company this week also expects to announce the hiring of Reggie Brothers, who was undersecretary for Science and Technology at the […]

L3 Hires Former MDA Director O’Reilly For New Engineering Position

A day after adding a former Navy acquisition chief to its executive roster, L3 Technologies [LLL] on Tuesday said it has hired retired Army Lt. Gen. Patrick “Pat” O’Reilly, former director of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), to a new corporate engineering role. O’Reilly will report to Paul DeLia, L3’s Chief Technology Officer, and will […]

Lockheed Martin Names News Heads For International, MFC

Following the Senate confirmation last week of former Lockheed Martin [LMT] executive John Rood to be the Pentagon’s new policy chief, the company on Monday said that Richard “Rick” Edwards will lead the company’s international business efforts and Frank St. John will head the Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) business area. Edwards, 61, who led […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]