Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/04/2014

Barbara Humpton Promoted to COO at Siemens’ US Federal Org; Judy Marks Comments

Barbara Humpton, formerly senior vice president of business development for Siemens‘ U.S. federal business organization, has been promoted to the newly-created position of chief operating officer…
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FTC Clears Engility-TASC Deal, Firms Eye 1Q 2015 for Closure

The Federal Trade Commission has given Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) the go-ahead to continue its estimated $1.1 billion all-stock acquisition of TASC. The FTC terminated the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and this move completes one of the conditions for the transaction’s closure, Engility said Thursday
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John Fratamico: Leidos to Develop Threat Warning Systems for US Air Force

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a six-year, $49 million contract to develop threat warning and countermeasure technologies for the U.S. Air Force. The company will also test the infrared countermeasure response and integrated warning system against missile, laser and hostile fire threats, Leidos saidThursday
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Steven Omick Joins Vencore as ACS Lab President; Mac Curtis Comments

Steven Omick, formerly president and CEO of scientific and engineering research company Rincon Research, has joined Vencore as president of its Applied Communication Sciences research and engineering laboratory…
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IARPA Taps IBM, Northrop, Raytheon BBN Teams for Cryogenic Computer Tech Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has selected three industry teams to perform research and development work on a future energy-efficient superconducting computer as part of IARPA’s multi-year Cryogenic Computer Complexity program…
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John McCain: Cyber, Cost-Plus Contracts, Sequestration on Agenda for SASC Chairmanship

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has highlighted cybersecurity, cost-plus contracts and the sequestration as top focus areas as he prepares to take the chairmanship of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Defense News reported Wednesday
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