Posts from GovConWire for 03/05/2015

Michael Burke Adds Role of Board Chairman at AECOM

Michael Burke, CEO of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors in addition to his current position. Burke succeeds John Dionisio, who recently retired from the executive chairman role and will remain as a member of the board, AECOM said Wednesday
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US Navy Awards $99M Software Development, Maintenance IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts worth a total of $98,960,000 to nine companies for the development, testing, fielding and maintenance of the service’s strike planning and execution systems software…
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Nextgov: Michael Johnson Joins Energy Department as CIO

Michael Johnson, formerly assistant director for intelligence programs at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, has been selected as the Energy Department’s new chief information officer, Nextgov reported Wednesday
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Reuters: Arlington Capital Partners Eyes Novetta Solutions Sale

Arlington Capital Partners is considering a sale of analytics firm Novetta Solutions, which could be valued at more than $650 million, Reuters reported Tuesday. Mike Stone reports the private equity firm tapped Morgan Stanley and Houlihan Lokey to advise on a possible auction for the sale…
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March 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as US Stocks Retreat

The GovCon Index closed down for the second consecutive day with a loss of 0.46 points to 69.272. All sectors of the S&P 500 ended the day in negative territory on a day that saw U.S. markets end the day with broad-based losses, the Wall Street Journal reported…
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