Posts from GovConWire for 09/09/2015

Boeing Awarded $470M to Build Australia’s Military Comm System; Bill Madley Comments

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) consortium has been awarded a $469.7 million contract to build a wideband infrastructure for deployed Australian military personnel to transmit video, data and voice communications anywhere in the world…
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DARPA Taps LGS for Tactical Undersea Network Architectures Program; Kevin Kelly Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded LGS Innovations a potential 15-month, $1.9 million contract to provide a neutrally buoyant cable for an underwater-based fiber optic network as part of the Tactical Undersea Network Architectures initiative…
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John Pitsenberger Appointed to EVP, CFO at Sotera; Deb Alderson Comments

John Pitsenberger, formerly vice president and acting chief financial officer of Sotera Defense Solutions, will transition to the roles of executive vice president and CFO at the company. Sotera said Tuesday Pitsenberger will report to Deb Alderson, president and CEO…
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President Obama Issues Sick-Leave Order for Federal Contractors

President Barack Obama has ordered companies that contract with the federal government to offer their employees as many as seven paid sick days a year, the Wall Street Journal reportedMonday. Colleen McCain Nelson writes the executive order, which the president signed on Labor Day, gives approximately 300,000 contractor employees access to sick-leave benefit…
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Troy Rudd Promoted to EVP, CFO at AECOM; Michael Burke Comments

Troy Rudd, formerly senior vice president and treasurer of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), will assume the roles of executive vice president and chief financial officer at the company on Oct. 5. AECOM said Tuesday former President and CFO Stephen Kadenacy will continue as president and take additional operational duties…
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September 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, Major US Stock Indices Surge 2%

The GovCon Index started its first full trading week in September with a rise of 2.505 percent to 72.752 Monday as U.S. markets also rebounded from sharp losses incurred Friday. With Monday’sclose, the Index is 4…
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