Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/13/2016

Former Leidos CFO Mark Sopp to Join KBR as Finance Chief

Mark Sopp, former executive vice president and chief financial officer at Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS), will join KBR (NYSE: KBR) as CFO in the first quarter of 2017 and succeed Brian Ferraioli who will retire…
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MobileIron Cloud Platform Gets FedRAMP ATO From Postal Service; Barry Mainz Comments

MobileIron has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program  authority-to-operate designation from the U.S. Postal Service for the company’s cloud-based enterprise mobility management platform…
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Lockheed Finishes Encapsulation Work on EchoStar XIX Broadband Satellite

Lockheed Martin has encapsulated an EchoStar broadband satellite into a launch vehicle fairing platform ahead of a scheduled Dec. 18 launch aboard United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V 431 rocket…
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Revolution Chairman & CEO Steve Case to Headline Winter 2016 CONNECTpreneur Forum

Steve Case, chairman and CEO of investment company Revolution, will conduct a fireside chat session with entrepreneurs, business leaders and venture capitalists at the Big Idea CONNECTpreneur winter forum on Dec…
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Trump Picks Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State Post

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for nomination to become the next secretary of state, the New York Times reported Monday. Michael Shear and Maggie Haberman write Tillerson’s Senate confirmation hearings will likely focus on Exxon Mobil’s business relationships with Russia, where the company has billions of dollars in pending oil contracts after the U…
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Honeywell President & COO Darius Adamczyk Joins Board of Directors; Dave Cote Comments

Darius Adamczyk, president and chief operating officer of Honeywell, has been appointed to serve on the industrial conglomerate’s board of directors. Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote said in a statement published Monday that Adamczyk’s election to the board represents a key step in his transition to the chief executive role…
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James Dickinson Confirmed to Head Army Space & Missile Defense Command

James Dickinson, chief of staff of the U.S. Strategic Command, has received Senate confirmation to serve as commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Space and Missile Defense Command and the Army Forces Strategic Command…
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Senate Clears Bipartisan Data Transparency Bill; Sen. Brian Schatz Comments

The Senate has unanimously approved a bipartisan bill that would provide individuals, government agencies and other organizations access to machine-readable public information at Data.gov. Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) introduced the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary Government Data Act, Schatz’s office said Monday…
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Former Polycom CEO Peter Leav Named BMC Software President, CEO

Peter Leav, formerly president and CEO of communications technology provider Polycom, has been appointed to succeed Bob Beauchamp as president and CEO of BMC Software. Beauchamp, a 28-year company veteran, will continue to serve as chairman of BMC’s board of directors, BMC Software said Monday…
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DCS to Support Naval Research Lab’s ISR Sensor R&D

DCS has secured a five-year, $40 million contract to support the Naval Research Laboratory’s efforts to develop an intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance sensor technology. The company said Monday it will conduct studies with the ultimate goal to provide a system that will work to help intelligence analysts manage workloads as well as increase operator efficiency and target detection and tracking capacity…
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Lockheed’s Carl Marchetto: WorldView-4 Satellite to Provide Images to Govt Officials, Disaster Relief Workers

DigitalGlobe has shown the first image from the Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite that launched in November from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to join the geospatial content and imagery provider’s satellite constellation…
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