GovConExec News

Management Moves
Northrop Grumman appointed David Ryan vice president and general manager of the Intelligence Systems Division, within the firm’s Information Systems sector.

Apptis has hired Steven Woolwine to serve as senior VP, human resources and recruiting. Woolwine most recently led HR at Stanley Associates, prior to the firm’s acquisition by CGI.

Vangent promoted Jeff Bohling to senior VP and GM of the firm’s Civilian and National Security division. Deloitte’s health services research unit hired Dr. Harry Greenspun, Dell’s former chief medical officer.

CACI hired Daniel D. Allen chief operating officer of its U.S. operations. Allen joined the firm from Northrop Grumman.

Lockheed Martin subsidiary Savi Technology named William Clark president and CEO. Clark came to the company last year to serve as chief marketing
officer.

BAE Systems hired Don Morrison to serve as head of contracts, subcontracts and procurement for the firm’s Intelligence and Security business.

Serco hired James Morgan to serve as CFO. Morgan joined the firm from SAIC, where he held the same post.

TASC’s board of directors named David Langstaff, the current board chairman, to the CEO position, replacing the retiring Wood Parker as president and chief executive officer.

Spinoffs
SAIC sold off its oil and gas IT subsidiaries.

Northrop Grumman spun off its shipbuilding operation, Huntington Ingalls Industries.

New Brands GTEC changed its name to Sotera Defense Solutions after its acquisition by an Ares Management affiliate.

Ericsson Federal emerged as Oceus Networks following an acquisition by Tailwind Capital.

Big Contracts
ManTech won a $1.1 billion Justice Department IT project, which runs through September 2011 and includes six option years.

Secure Mission Solutions subsidiary Sim-G Technologies booked a spot on a $650 million Army ID/IQ, which has a three year base term and a pair of
one-year options.

SAIC won a $2.5 billion State Department task order to oversee the IT network infrastructure at the Bureau of Information Resource Management.

Big Transactions
GTE C was acquired via cash tender offer by an Ares Management affiliate for $315 million.

SRA International sold for $1.88 billion to Providence Equity Partners.

Deltek bought Washington Management Group, including FedSources and FedSources Consulting, for $26 million.

URS purchased Apptis for $260 million.

Growth Markets
Wyle announced the creation of a new information systems solutions unit focused on the federal IT space.

Salient bought Command Information and its subsidiary AnviCom, allowing the firm access to a prime position on the ENCORE II contract vehicle.